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

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

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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

Log Context

Log”Failed to send error response for action [“ classname is TransportIndicesReplicationOperationAction.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

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

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 Watcher Failed To Send Sample Slack  

Logstash Failed To Send Logs To Ela  


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