How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Master failure notification was rejected; its highly likely the node is shutting down

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Master failure notification was rejected; its highly likely the node is shutting down” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, fault, master. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

1. Github Issue Number 19842  

2. Cluster Instability If Master Leade      


Log Context

Log ”Master failure notification was rejected; its highly likely the node is shutting down” classname is MasterFaultDetection.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                     for (Listener listener : listeners) {
                        listener.onMasterFailure(masterNode; cause; reason);
                    }
                });
            } catch (EsRejectedExecutionException e) {
                logger.error("master failure notification was rejected; it's highly likely the node is shutting down"; e);
            }
            stop("master failure; " + reason);
        }
    }







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