Log Failed to restore snapshot – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to restore snapshot – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to restore snapshot” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts restore, snapshot, snapshots. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

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

                     return builder.settings(settingsBuilder).build();

                public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
                    logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to restore snapshot"; snapshotId); e);

                public TimeValue timeout() {

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 Failed To Restore Snapshot Indexsha  

Github Issue Number 22513  

Snapshot Restore Failed Recovery Of


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