Log Failed to finalize snapshot – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to finalize snapshot – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to finalize 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 finalize snapshot” classname is SnapshotsService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


            public void onFailure(final Exception e) {
                Snapshot snapshot = entry.snapshot();
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to finalize snapshot"; snapshot); e);
                removeSnapshotFromClusterState(snapshot; null; e);

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 Failed To Finalise Snapshot With S3  

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