Unexpected error while trying to finalize cluster join – 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 finalize cluster join ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster, discovery and join.

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 finalize cluster join” classname is ZenDiscovery.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     return currentState;
                }

                
Override
                public void onFailure(String source; 
Nullable Throwable t) {
                    logger.error("unexpected error while trying to finalize cluster join"; t);
                    joinThreadControl.markThreadAsDoneAndStartNew(currentThread);
                }
            });
        }
    }


 

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