How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error handling task failure

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error handling task failure

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Error handling task failure” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts discovery, join, node, task. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Error handling task failure [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
            for (MembershipAction.JoinCallback callback : callbacks) {
                try {
                } catch (Exception inner) {
                    logger.error(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("error handling task failure [{}]"; e); inner);


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 Spark save to elasticsearch failed due to Connection error

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Github Issue Number 22471  

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