How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to send join request to master ; reason ; tried times

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to send join request to master ; reason ; tried times

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to send join request to master ; reason ; tried times” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery, index, join, master, request, . See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to send join request to master [{}]; reason [{}]; tried [{}] times” classname is ZenDiscovery.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return true;
            } catch (Exception e) {
                final Throwable unwrap = ExceptionsHelper.unwrapCause(e);
                if (unwrap instanceof NotMasterException) {
                    if (++joinAttempt == this.joinRetryAttempts) {
                        logger.info("failed to send join request to master [{}]; reason [{}]; tried [{}] times"; masterNode;
                            ExceptionsHelper.detailedMessage(e); joinAttempt);
                        return false;
                    } else {
                        logger.trace("master {} failed with [{}]. retrying... (attempts done: [{}])"; masterNode;
                            ExceptionsHelper.detailedMessage(e); joinAttempt);




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 failed to send join request to master elastic search 5.4 cluster

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Github Issue Number 25860  

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