Failed to temporary create in order to apply alias action – How to solve related issues

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Failed to temporary create in order to apply alias action – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to temporary create in order to apply alias action ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: alias, aliases, cluster, index and metadata.

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 temporary create in order to apply alias action” classname is MetaDataIndexAliasesService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                                             for (ObjectCursor cursor : indexMetaData.getMappings().values()) {
                                                MappingMetaData mappingMetaData = cursor.value;
                                                indexService.mapperService().merge(mappingMetaData.type(); mappingMetaData.source(); MapperService.MergeReason.MAPPING_RECOVERY; false);
                                            }
                                        } catch (Exception e) {
                                            logger.warn("[{}] failed to temporary create in order to apply alias action"; e; indexMetaData.getIndex());
                                            continue;
                                        }
                                        indicesToClose.add(indexMetaData.getIndex());
                                    }
                                    indices.put(indexMetaData.getIndex(); indexService);




 

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