How To Solve Issues Related to Log – PostIndex listener failed

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – PostIndex listener failed

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “PostIndex listener failed” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, indexing, shard. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

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

             assert index != null;
            for (IndexingOperationListener listener : listeners) {
                try {
                    listener.postIndex(shardId; index; result);
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("postIndex listener [{}] failed"; listener); e);


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