Log OnQueryPhase listener failed – How To Solve Related Issues

Log OnQueryPhase listener failed – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “OnQueryPhase listener failed” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts delete-by-query, index, search, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

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

         public void onQueryPhase(SearchContext searchContext; long tookInNanos) {
            for (SearchOperationListener listener : listeners) {
                try {
                    listener.onQueryPhase(searchContext; tookInNanos);
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("onQueryPhase listener [{}] failed"; listener); e);


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 37185  

Github Issue Number 48358  


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