Failed to set last accepted state with version – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7-7.5

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to update its internal state to the latest version due to issues like network problems, node failures, or data corruption. To resolve this, you can try restarting the Elasticsearch node, checking for network issues, or restoring from a backup. If the issue persists, you may need to rebuild the Elasticsearch cluster. It’s also important to ensure that your Elasticsearch version is up-to-date and free from known bugs that could cause this error.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to set last accepted state with version {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: version.

Log Context

Log “Failed to set last accepted state with version {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            try {
                    incrementalClusterStateWriter.getPreviousClusterState().term() == clusterState.term());
            } catch (WriteStateException e) {
                logger.error(new ParameterizedMessage("Failed to set last accepted state with version {}"; clusterState.version()); e);



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