Log Failed to delete unassigned index reason – How To Solve Related Issues


Log Failed to delete unassigned index reason – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the 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 unassigned index reason ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: delete, index and indices.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log context

Log “[{}] failed to delete unassigned index (reason [{}])” classname is IndicesService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     throw new IllegalStateException("Can't delete unassigned index store for [" + indexName + "] - it's still part of " +
                                                    "the cluster state [" + index.getIndexUUID() + "] [" + metaData.getIndexUUID() + "]");
                }
                deleteIndexStore(reason; metaData; clusterState);
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to delete unassigned index (reason [{}])";
                    metaData.getIndex(); reason); e);
            }
        }
    }





 

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