Log Failed to roll translog generation – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to roll translog generation – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Failed to roll translog generation” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to roll translog generation” classname is IndexShard.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     logger.debug("submitting async roll translog generation request");
                    final AbstractRunnable roll = new AbstractRunnable() {
                        
Override
                        public void onFailure(final Exception e) {
                            if (state != IndexShardState.CLOSED) {
                                logger.warn("failed to roll translog generation"; e);
                            }
                        }

                        
Override
                        protected void doRun() throws Exception {


 

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 Github Issue Number 31099  

Github Issue Number 27536  

 

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