How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to call ping listener

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to call ping listener” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, discovery-multicast, ping, Plugin. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

Onar Server Does Not Start Up
stackoverflow.com/questions/35740250/esonar-server-does-not-start-up

 

Logstash Port 5044 Problem Not List
discuss.elastic.co/t/logstash-port-5044-problem-not-listening/127396

 


Log Context

Log ”Failed to call ping listener” classname is MulticastZenPing.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

         void finish() {
            // spawn another thread as we may be running on a network thread
            threadPool.generic().execute(new AbstractRunnable() {
                
Override
                public void onFailure(Throwable t) {
                    logger.error("failed to call ping listener"; t);
                }

                
Override
                protected void doRun() throws Exception {
                    finalizePingCycle(id; listener);




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