Received delete decommission Request – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 2.4-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when an attempt is made to delete or decommission a node or index in OpenSearch. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as a misconfiguration, a faulty node, or an incorrect command. To resolve this issue, you can verify the node or index you’re trying to delete, check your OpenSearch configuration for any errors, or ensure that the command you’re using is correct. If the problem persists, consider seeking help from OpenSearch community or support.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Received delete decommission Request [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: cluster, delete, request, admin.

Log Context

Log “Received delete decommission Request [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    protected void clusterManagerOperation(
        DeleteDecommissionStateRequest request;
        ClusterState state;
        ActionListener listener
    ) {"Received delete decommission Request [{}]"; request);


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