How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to send error back to recovery source

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to send error back to recovery source

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to send error back to recovery source” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts indices, recovery, source. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to send error back to recovery source” classname is RecoveryTarget.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
                        protected void onFailure(Exception e) {
                            try {
                                channel.sendResponse(e);
                            } catch (IOException e1) {
                                logger.warn("failed to send error back to recovery source"; e1);
                            }
                        }

                        
Override
                        public void onClusterServiceClose() {



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 Cluster Stuck In Initializing  

Github Issue Number 9018  

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