Log PreDelete listener failed – How To Solve Related Issues

Log PreDelete listener failed – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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

Log Context

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

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

Related issues to this log

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