How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to delete snapshot

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to delete snapshot

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to delete snapshot” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts delete, snapshot, snapshots. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”[{}] failed to delete snapshot” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                             logger.debug("deleted snapshot completed - deleting files");
                            threadPool.executor(ThreadPool.Names.SNAPSHOT).execute(() -> {
                                    try {
                                        deleteSnapshot(snapshot.getRepository(); snapshot.getSnapshotId().getName(); listener; true);
                                    } catch (Exception ex) {
                                        logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to delete snapshot"; snapshot); ex);
                        e -> {

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 Elasticsearch snapshot deletion fails with remote_transport_exception and number_format_exception 0.04 K -

Github Issue Number 26730  

Delete Snapshot Fails Due To No Spa

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