How To Solve Issues Related to Log – syncing directory

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – syncing directory

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “syncing directory” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts Index, Memory. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

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

   "{} fsync files"; shard);
            for (Path moved : movedFiles) {
      "{} syncing [{}]"; shard; moved.getFileName());
                IOUtils.fsync(moved; false);
  "{} syncing directory [{}]"; shard; targetDir);
            IOUtils.fsync(targetDir; true);

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 :


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