Failed to perform engine refresh – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-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 perform engine refresh ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index, refresh and shard.

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 perform engine refresh” classname is IndexShard.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 // ignore; we are being shutdown
            } else if (rfee.getCause() instanceof ThreadInterruptedException) {
                // ignore; we are being shutdown
            } else {
                if (state != IndexShardState.CLOSED) {
                    logger.warn("Failed to perform engine refresh"; e);
                }
            }
        } else {
            if (state != IndexShardState.CLOSED) {
                logger.warn("Failed to perform engine refresh"; e);




 

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