Failed to serialize clusterstate before publishing it to node – How to solve related issues

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Failed to serialize clusterstate before publishing it to node – 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 serialize clusterstate before publishing it to node ” 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: cluster, discovery and node.

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

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Log “Failed to serialize cluster_state before publishing it to node {}” classname is PublishClusterStateAction.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         if (bytes == null) {
            try {
                bytes = serializeFullClusterState(clusterState; node.getVersion());
                serializedStates.put(node.getVersion(); bytes);
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to serialize cluster_state before publishing it to node {}"; node); e);
                sendingController.onNodeSendFailed(node; e);
                return;
            }
        }
        sendClusterStateToNode(clusterState; bytes; node; publishTimeout; sendingController; false; serializedStates);




 

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