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

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to send error response for action mpercolate and request” it’s important to understand common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: percolate, request, response. See detailed explanations below 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 Github Issue Number 20359  

2Github Issue Number 7601  


Log Context

Log ”Failed to send error response for action [mpercolate] and request [“ classname is TransportMultiPercolateAction.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 [mpercolate] and request [" + request + "]"; e1);
                    }
                }
            });
        }






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