Failed to send third ping request – How to solve related issues

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Failed to send third ping request – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to send third ping request ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, discovery-multicast, ping, Plugin and request.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed to send third ping request” classname is MulticastZenPing.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 public void doRun() {
                    sendPingRequest(id);
                    threadPool.schedule(TimeValue.timeValueMillis(timeout.millis() / 2); ThreadPool.Names.GENERIC; new AbstractRunnable() {
                        
Override
                        public void onFailure(Throwable t) {
                            logger.warn("[{}] failed to send third ping request"; t; id);
                            finalizePingCycle(id; listener);
                        }

                        
Override
                        public void doRun() {


 

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