How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to handle exception response

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to handle exception response

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to handle exception response” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts response. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to handle exception response [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         final RemoteTransportException rtx = (RemoteTransportException) error;
        threadPool.executor(handler.executor()).execute(() -> {
            try {
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.error(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to handle exception response [{}]"; handler); e);

    protected void handleRequest(TcpChannel channel; InboundMessage.RequestMessage message; int messageLengthBytes) throws IOException {

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 deserialize exception response from stream – Grails ElasticSearch

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