Log Timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: index, relocation and shard.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log “Timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete” classname is IndexShard.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     }
                    throw e;
                }
            });
        } catch (TimeoutException e) {
            logger.warn("timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete");
            // This is really bad as ongoing replication operations are preventing this shard from completing relocation hand-off.
            // Fail primary relocation source and target shards.
            failShard("timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete"; null);
            throw new IndexShardClosedException(shardId(); "timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete");
        } finally {




 

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