How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to start initial join process

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to start initial join process

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to start initial join process” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery, join. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to start initial join process” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return currentState;

            public void onFailure(String source; 
org.elasticsearch.common.Nullable Throwable t) {
                logger.warn("failed to start initial join process"; t);


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 Elasticsearch Doesn T Start Status  

Not Able To Join A Node In Cluster  

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