Done with repository cleanup on with result – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 1-1.1

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch completes a repository cleanup process. It’s not an error message but an informational log indicating that the cleanup task has been successfully completed. The placeholders [{}][{}] represent the repository and snapshot details, and the result [{}] indicates the outcome of the cleanup. If you’re seeing this message frequently and it’s cluttering your logs, you may want to adjust your logging level or cleanup frequency. If you suspect the cleanup isn’t working as expected, check the result details and investigate any issues.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Done with repository cleanup on [{}][{}] with result [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: admin, repositories, cluster, repository.

Log Context

Log “Done with repository cleanup on [{}][{}] with result [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


                                public void clusterStateProcessed(String source; ClusterState oldState; ClusterState newState) {
                                    if (failure == null) {
                              "Done with repository cleanup on [{}][{}] with result [{}]";
                                            repositoryName; repositoryStateId; result);
                                    } else {
                                        logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage(
                                            "Failed to run repository cleanup operations on [{}][{}]";


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