Unexpected error while trying to fail election context due to . original exception – 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 ” Unexpected error while trying to fail election context due to . original exception ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, join 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 “unexpected error while trying to fail election context due to [{}]. original exception [{}]” classname is NodeJoinController.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return currentState;
            }

            
Override
            public void onFailure(String source; Throwable updateFailure) {
                logger.warn("unexpected error while trying to fail election context due to [{}]. original exception [{}]"; updateFailure; reason; throwable);
                context.onFailure(updateFailure);
            }
        });

    }



 

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