Log Failed to delete index on disk – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Failed to delete index on disk – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to delete index on disk ” 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: delete, index and indices.

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 pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log context

Log “[{}] failed to delete index on disk” classname is IndicesService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             try {
                deleteIndexStoreIfDeletionAllowed("stale deleted index"; index; indexSettings; ALWAYS_TRUE);
            } catch (Exception e) {
                // we just warn about the exception here because if deleteIndexStoreIfDeletionAllowed
                // throws an exception; it gets added to the list of pending deletes to be tried again
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to delete index on disk"; metaData.getIndex()); e);
            }
            return metaData;
        }
        return null;
    }




 

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