Failed to remove snapshot deletion metadata – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, 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 remove snapshot deletion metadata ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: metadata, snapshot and snapshots.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed to remove snapshot deletion metadata” classname is SnapshotsService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 return currentState;
            }

            
Override
            public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to remove snapshot deletion metadata"; snapshot); e);
                if (listener != null) {
                    listener.onFailure(e);
                }
            }




 

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