Failed to process – How to solve related issues

Failed to process – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Dec-19, 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 process ” 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: tribe, document and settings.

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 “Increase RLIMIT-MEMLOCK” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                    "cluster event from " + tribeName;
                    (source; e) -> logger.warn((Supplier>) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to process [{}]"; source); e));

    class TribeNodeClusterStateTaskExecutor implements ClusterStateTaskExecutor {
        private final String tribeName;


Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

Analyze your cluster