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

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Timed out waiting for relocation hand-off to complete” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, relocation, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

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 {




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 Timed Out Waiting For Relocation Ha  

Es Crashing With Outofmemory Except  

 

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