Failed to process shard failure to potentially send back shard failure on corruption – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-21, Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log “Failed to process shard failure to (potentially) send back shard failure on corruption” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             if (Lucene.isCorruptionException(e)) {
                context.indexShard().failShard("search execution corruption failure"; e);
        } catch (Exception inner) {
            logger.warn("failed to process shard failure to (potentially) send back shard failure on corruption"; inner);

    private void parseSource(DefaultSearchContext context; SearchSourceBuilder source) throws SearchContextException {
        // nothing to parse...


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