Log Failed to store watch records – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to store watch records – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-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 store watch records” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”Failed to store watch records” classname is ExecutionService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             e -> {
                Throwable cause = ExceptionsHelper.unwrapCause(e);
                if (cause instanceof EsRejectedExecutionException) {
                    logger.debug("failed to store watch records due to filled up watcher threadpool");
                } else {
                    logger.warn("failed to store watch records"; e);

    void processEventsSync(Iterable events) throws IOException {



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 How To Fix A Stuck Watch And Anothe  

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