Timed out while waiting for initial discovery state timeout: – How to solve related issues

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Timed out while waiting for initial discovery state timeout: – 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 ” Timed out while waiting for initial discovery state timeout: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery and node.

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 “Timed out while waiting for initial discovery state – timeout: {}” classname is Node.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         latch.countDown();
                    }

                    
Override
                    public void onTimeout(TimeValue timeout) {
                        logger.warn("timed out while waiting for initial discovery state - timeout: {}";
                            initialStateTimeout);
                        latch.countDown();
                    }
                }; state -> state.nodes().getMasterNodeId() != null; initialStateTimeout);




 

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