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



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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, 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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

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;
    }




 

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 Elasticsearch error: cluster_block_exception [FORBIDDEN -views 24.53 K ,score 59

Cant Delete Index  

 

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