How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to validate incoming join request from node

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to validate incoming join request from node

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to validate incoming join request from node” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery, join, node, request. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to validate incoming join request from node [{}]” classname is ZenDiscovery.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             // validate the join request; will throw a failure if it fails; which will get back to the
            // node calling the join request
            try {
                membership.sendValidateJoinRequestBlocking(node; state; joinTimeout);
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to validate incoming join request from node [{}]"; node);
                    e);
                callback.onFailure(new IllegalStateException("failure when sending a validation request to node"; e));
                return;
            }
            nodeJoinController.handleJoinRequest(node; callback);




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 :

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