Failed to send back failure on join request – Elasticsearch Log Diagnostic

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To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to send back failure on join request” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, join, request. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


Log Context

Log ”Failed to send back failure on join request” classname is MembershipAction.java
To help get the right context about this log, we have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code

                 public void onFailure(Exception e) {
                    try {
                        channel.sendResponse(e);
                    } catch (Exception inner) {
                        inner.addSuppressed(e);
                        logger.warn("failed to send back failure on join request"; inner);
                    }
                }
            });
        }
    }






To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected answers from STOF & Discuss and issues from Github, please review the following for further information :

Failed to send join request to master ElasticSearch on AWS EC2 owned cluster
stackoverflow.com/questions/45716391/failed-to-send-join-request-to-master-elasticsearch-on-aws-ec2-owned-cluster

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Github Issue Number 25860
github.com/elastic/elasticsearch/issues/25860

 


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