Failed to send error response for action and request – How to solve related issues

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Failed to send error response for action and request – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-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 response for action and request ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request and response.

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 response for action [{}] and request [{}]” classname is HandledTransportAction.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 
Override
                public void onFailure(Throwable e) {
                    try {
                        channel.sendResponse(e);
                    } catch (Exception e1) {
                        logger.warn("Failed to send error response for action [{}] and request [{}]"; e1;
                                actionName; request);
                    }
                }
            });
        }



 

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