How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to finalize ping

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to finalize ping” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, discovery-multicast, ping, Plugin. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

Elasticsearch Failed To Send Ping E
discuss.elastic.co/t/elasticsearch-failed-to-send-ping-error/55125

 

Failed To Send Ping To Zen Unicast
discuss.elastic.co/t/failed-to-send-ping-to-zen-unicast-1/12829

 


Log Context

Log ”Failed to finalize ping” classname is MulticastZenPing.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                             logger.trace("[{}] sending last pings"; id);
                            sendPingRequest(id);
                            threadPool.schedule(TimeValue.timeValueMillis(timeout.millis() / 4); ThreadPool.Names.GENERIC; new AbstractRunnable() {
                                
Override
                                public void onFailure(Throwable t) {
                                    logger.warn("[{}] failed to finalize ping"; t; id);
                                }

                                
Override
                                protected void doRun() throws Exception {
                                    finalizePingCycle(id; listener);




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