Giving up on search because it failed with a non-retryable exception – How to solve related issues

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Giving up on search because it failed with a non-retryable exception – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-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 ” Giving up on search because it failed with a non-retryable exception ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: client, index, reindex, search and source.

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 “Giving up on search because it failed with a non-retryable exception” classname is ClientScrollableHitSource.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage(
                                "giving up on search because we retried [{}] times without success"; retryCount); e);
                        fail.accept(e);
                    }
                } else {
                    logger.warn("giving up on search because it failed with a non-retryable exception"; e);
                    fail.accept(e);
                }
            }
        }
        RetryHelper helper = new RetryHelper();




 

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