How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Policy for index failed on step . Moving to ERROR step

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Policy for index failed on step . Moving to ERROR step

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Policy for index failed on step . Moving to ERROR step” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Policy [{}] for index [{}] failed on step [{}]. Moving to ERROR step” classname is IndexLifecycleRunner.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 }
            }));
    }

    private void moveToErrorStep(Index index; String policy; StepKey currentStepKey; Exception e) {
        logger.error(new ParameterizedMessage("policy [{}] for index [{}] failed on step [{}]. Moving to ERROR step";
                policy; index.getName(); currentStepKey); e);
        clusterService.submitStateUpdateTask("ilm-move-to-error-step";
            new MoveToErrorStepUpdateTask(index; policy; currentStepKey; e; nowSupplier));
    }





Related issues to this log

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