Failed to delete metadata for index – How to solve related issues

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Failed to delete metadata for index – 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 metadata for index ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore, delete, index, metadata and repositories.

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 metadata for index [{}]” classname is BlobStoreRepository.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         final SnapshotId snapshotId = snapshotInfo.snapshotId();
        BlobContainer indexMetaDataBlobContainer = blobStore().blobContainer(basePath().add("indices").add(indexId.getId()));
        try {
            indexMetaDataFormat.delete(indexMetaDataBlobContainer; snapshotId.getUUID());
        } catch (IOException ex) {
            logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to delete metadata for index [{}]";
                snapshotId; indexId.getName()); ex);
        }
    }

    /**




 

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