Failed to handle exception for action ; handler – How to solve related issues

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Failed to handle exception for action ; handler – 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 handle exception for action ; handler ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: handler.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “failed to handle exception for action [{}]; handler [{}]” classname is TransportService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
        protected void processException(final TransportResponseHandler handler; final RemoteTransportException rtx) {
            try {
                handler.handleException(rtx);
            } catch (Throwable e) {
                logger.error("failed to handle exception for action [{}]; handler [{}]"; e; action; handler);
            }
        }

        
Override
        public long getRequestId() {



 

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