PreDelete listener failed – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” PreDelete listener failed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: delete, index, indexing and shard.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

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;
        }





 

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