How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to read file (version 6.8)

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to read file (version 6.8)

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to read file (version 6.8)” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery, discovery-file, hosts. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to read file [{}]” classname is FileBasedUnicastHostsProvider.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     private List readFileContents(Path path) {
        try (Stream lines = Files.lines(path)) {
            return lines.filter(line -> line.startsWith("#") == false) // lines starting with `#` are comments
                .collect(Collectors.toList());
        } catch (IOException e) {
            logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to read file [{}]"; unicastHostsFilePath); e);
            return Collections.emptyList();
        }
    }

    
Override



Related issues to this log

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