Log Failed to clean store before starting shard – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to clean store before starting shard – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to clean store before starting shard” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to clean store before starting shard” classname is NoneIndexShardGateway.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         indexShard.store().incRef();
        try {
            logger.debug("cleaning shard content before creation");
            Lucene.cleanLuceneIndex(indexShard.store().directory());
        } catch (IOException e) {
            logger.warn("failed to clean store before starting shard"; e);
        } finally {
            indexShard.store().decRef();
        }
        recoveryState.getTranslog().totalOperations(0);
        recoveryState.getTranslog().totalOperationsOnStart(0);




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