How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to send error response for action and request

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to send error response for action and request” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: request, response. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

1. Watcher Failed To Send Sample Slack  

2. Watcher Failed To Send Sample Slack      


Log Context

Log ”Failed to send error response for action and request” classname is HandledTransportAction.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get 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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