Log Failed to add InetSocketTransportAddress – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to add InetSocketTransportAddress – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Failed to add InetSocketTransportAddress” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: ping.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”Failed to add InetSocketTransportAddress” classname is TransportAddressSerializers.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         try {
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn("Failed to add InetSocketTransportAddress"; e);

    public static synchronized void addAddressType(TransportAddress address) throws Exception {
        if (ADDRESS_REGISTRY.containsKey(address.uniqueAddressTypeId())) {


Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 org.elasticsearch.common.transport.InetSocketTransportAddress not found on Elasticsearch 6 -views 8.30 K ,score 19

Java ElasticSearch None of the configured nodes are available -views   128.72 K,score 52


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