Removing node – How to solve related issues

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Removing node – 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 ” Removing node ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: node and tribe.

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 “[{}] removing node [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             for (DiscoveryNode discoNode : currentState.nodes()) {
                String markedTribeName = discoNode.getAttributes().get(TRIBE_NAME_SETTING.getKey());
                if (markedTribeName != null && markedTribeName.equals(tribeName)) {
                    if (tribeState.nodes().get(discoNode.getId()) == null) {
                        clusterStateChanged = true;
              "[{}] removing node [{}]"; tribeName; discoNode);
            // go over tribe nodes; and see if they need to be added


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