Failed to send response for get – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to send a response for a GET request. This could be due to network issues, heavy load on the server, or a problem with the Elasticsearch cluster itself. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check the network connectivity between the client and the server. 2) Monitor the server load and if it’s high, consider scaling up the resources. 3) Check the health of the Elasticsearch cluster and fix any issues found. 4) Review the Elasticsearch logs for any additional information about the error.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to send response for get ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: response.

Log Context

Log “failed to send response for get” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                ActionListener.wrap(channel::sendResponse; e -> {
                        try {
                        } catch (Exception inner) {
                            logger.warn("failed to send response for get"; inner);


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