Final attempt of calling cluster health failed – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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Briefly, this error occurs when the final attempt to call the cluster health in Elasticsearch fails, which can be due to a variety of issues, such as network connectivity issues or problems with the cluster itself. To resolve this issue, you can try to check the network connectivity and the cluster for errors, or try to call the cluster health again.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Final attempt of calling cluster health failed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster.

Log Context

Log “Final attempt of calling cluster health failed” classname is build.gradle.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        // did not start; so wait a bit before trying again
    if (tmpFile.exists() == false && lastException != null) {
        logger.error("final attempt of calling cluster health failed"; lastException)
    return tmpFile.exists()

Project mainProject = project


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