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

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to send join request to master ; reason” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, join, master, request. 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 :

failed to send join request to master elastic search 5.4 cluster
stackoverflow.com/questions/48956457/failed-to-send-join-request-to-master-elastic-search-5-4-cluster

Number of Views : 4.97 K  Score on Stackoverflow : 5

Failed to send join request to master ElasticSearch on AWS EC2 owned cluster
stackoverflow.com/questions/45716391/failed-to-send-join-request-to-master-elasticsearch-on-aws-ec2-owned-cluster

Number of Views : 0.47 K  Score on Stackoverflow : 2


Log Context

Log ”Failed to send join request to master ; reason” classname is ZenDiscovery.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                     }
                } else {
                    if (logger.isTraceEnabled()) {
                        logger.trace(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to send join request to master [{}]"; masterNode); e);
                    } else {
                        logger.info("failed to send join request to master [{}]; reason [{}]"; masterNode;
                            ExceptionsHelper.detailedMessage(e));
                    }
                    return false;
                }
            }






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