Failed to send error message back to client for action – 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 send error message back to client for action ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: client.

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 send error message back to client for action [{}]” classname is TcpTransport.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             }
            try {
                transportChannel.sendResponse(e);
            } catch (IOException inner) {
                inner.addSuppressed(e);
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("Failed to send error message back to client for action [{}]"; action); inner);
            }
        }
    }

    // This template method is needed to inject custom error checking logic in tests.




 

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