Log Waited for and no initial state was set by the discovery – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Waited for and no initial state was set by the discovery – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0



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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Waited for and no initial state was set by the discovery” 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: discovery.


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Log Context

Log”waited for {} and no initial state was set by the discovery” classname is DiscoveryService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
    public void joinClusterAndWaitForInitialState() {
        try {
            discovery.startInitialJoin();
            if (!initialStateListener.waitForInitialState(initialStateTimeout)) {
                logger.warn("waited for {} and no initial state was set by the discovery"; initialStateTimeout);
            }
        } catch (InterruptedException e) {
            Thread.currentThread().interrupt();
            throw new ElasticsearchTimeoutException("Interrupted while waiting for initial discovery state");
        }




 

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 waited for 30s and no inital state set by the discorery error run ElasticSearch 1.3.2 on ubuntu -views 0.84 K ,score 2

Elasticsearch 2.1.1 on localhost Java client error: MasterNotDiscoveredException[waited for [30s]] -views   1.75 K,score 3

 

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