Log Failed to get remote cluster state – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to get remote cluster state – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to get remote cluster state” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts cluster, index, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to get remote cluster state” classname is IndexAuditTrail.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


                    public void onFailure(Exception e) {
                        logger.error("failed to get remote cluster state"; e);
            } else {

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 Unable to perform search in Elasticsearch, error “Failed sniffing cluster state.”

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Github Issue Number 36815  

Github Issue Number 24575


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