Message read past expected size (request) for and action . resetting – 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 ” Message read past expected size (request) for and action . resetting ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: handler and netty.

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 “Message read past expected size (request) for [{}] and action [{}]; resetting” classname is MessageChannelHandler.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             String action = handleRequest(ctx.getChannel(); wrappedStream; requestId; version);
            if (buffer.readerIndex() != expectedIndexReader) {
                if (buffer.readerIndex() 

 

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