Log Failed to create snapshot no longer a master – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to create snapshot no longer a master – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to create snapshot no longer a master” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts master, snapshot, snapshots. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”[{}] failed to create snapshot – no longer a master” classname is SnapshotsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
                    
Override
                    public void onNoLongerMaster(String source) {
                        // We are not longer a master - we shouldn't try to do any cleanup
                        // The new master will take care of it
                        logger.warn("[{}] failed to create snapshot - no longer a master"; snapshot.snapshot().getSnapshotId());
                        userCreateSnapshotListener.onFailure(
                            new SnapshotException(snapshot.snapshot(); "master changed during snapshot initialization"));
                    }

                    
Override


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 Repository S3 Snapshot Creation Exc  

Fail To Create S3 Repository  

 

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