Log received shard failed for – How To Solve Related Issues

Log received shard failed for – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “received shard failed for” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts cluster, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”{} received shard failed for {}” classname is ShardStateAction.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


    private final ShardFailedClusterStateHandler shardFailedClusterStateHandler = new ShardFailedClusterStateHandler();

    private void handleShardFailureOnMaster(final ShardRoutingEntry shardRoutingEntry) {
        logger.warn("{} received shard failed for {}"; shardRoutingEntry.failure; shardRoutingEntry.shardRouting.shardId(); shardRoutingEntry);
                "shard-failed (" + shardRoutingEntry.shardRouting + "); message [" + shardRoutingEntry.message + "]";

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Github Issue Number 27194  

Es Marking And Sending Shard Failed  


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