Failed to delete index on stop – How to solve related issues

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Failed to delete index on stop – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run 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 stop ” 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

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

                 
Override
                public void run() {
                    try {
                        removeIndex(index; "shutdown"; shardsStopExecutor);
                    } catch (Throwable e) {
                        logger.warn("failed to delete index on stop [" + index + "]"; e);
                    } finally {
                        latch.countDown();
                    }
                }
            });



 

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