Failed to delete blob in bucket – How to solve related issues

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Failed to delete blob in bucket – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-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 ” Failed to delete blob in bucket ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cloud-aws, delete, plugins, repositories and repository-gcs.

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 “Failed to delete blob [{}] in bucket [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         final List deletedStatuses = SocketAccess.doPrivilegedIOException(() -> client().delete(blobIdsToDelete));
        assert blobIdsToDelete.size() == deletedStatuses.size();
        boolean failed = false;
        for (int i = 0; i 


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