Log Failed to create snapshot – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to create snapshot – 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” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts snapshot. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”[{}][{}] failed to create snapshot” classname is SnapshotsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return ClusterState.builder(currentState).putCustom(SnapshotsInProgress.TYPE; snapshots).build();
            }

            
Override
            public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}][{}] failed to create snapshot"; repositoryName; snapshotName); e);
                if (newSnapshot != null) {
                    initializingSnapshots.remove(newSnapshot.snapshot());
                }
                newSnapshot = null;
                listener.onFailure(e);



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