Failed to delete file during snapshot cleanup – How to solve related issues

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Failed to delete file during snapshot cleanup – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to delete file during snapshot cleanup ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore, delete, discovery-file, repositories and restore.

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 file [{}] during snapshot cleanup” classname is FileRestoreContext.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     }
                    try {
                        store.deleteQuiet("restore"; storeFile);
                        store.directory().deleteFile(storeFile);
                    } catch (IOException e) {
                        logger.warn("[{}] [{}] failed to delete file [{}] during snapshot cleanup"; shardId; snapshotId; storeFile);
                    }
                }
            } catch (IOException e) {
                logger.warn("[{}] [{}] failed to list directory - some of files might not be deleted"; shardId; snapshotId);
            }




 

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