Failed to run ready delete operations – How to solve this OpenSearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch fails to execute delete operations that are queued and ready to run. This could be due to insufficient resources, network issues, or a problem with the underlying storage system. To resolve this issue, you can try increasing system resources, checking network connectivity, or inspecting the storage system for any faults. Additionally, ensure that the OpenSearch cluster is properly configured and that there are no issues with the indices you are trying to delete.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to run ready delete operations ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: delete.

Log Context

Log “Failed to run ready delete operations” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                return currentState;

            public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
                logger.warn("Failed to run ready delete operations"; e);

            public void clusterStateProcessed(String source; ClusterState oldState; ClusterState newState) {


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