Unable to execute the initial scan request of delete by query – How to solve related issues

Unable to execute the initial scan request of delete by query – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-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 ” Unable to execute the initial scan request of delete by query ” 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: delete, delete-by-query, deletebyquery, plugins and request.

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 “unable to execute the initial scan request of delete by query” classname is TransportDeleteByQueryAction.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     public void onFailure(Throwable e) {
                        listener.onFailure(e);
                    }
                });
            } catch (Throwable t) {
                logger.error("unable to execute the initial scan request of delete by query"; t);
                listener.onFailure(t);
            }
        }

        void executeScroll(final String scrollId) {




 

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