Log Releasing snapshot caused exception – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Releasing snapshot caused exception – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Releasing snapshot caused exception” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts handler, indices, recovery, snapshot, source. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Releasing snapshot caused exception” classname is RecoverySourceHandler.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     throw new RecoveryEngineException(shard.shardId(); 1; "phase1 failed"; e);
                } finally {
                    try {
                    } catch (final IOException ex) {
                        logger.warn("releasing snapshot caused exception"; ex);
            assert startingSeqNo >= 0 : "startingSeqNo must be non negative. got: " + startingSeqNo;

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Github Issue Number 22156  

Errors When Using Spring Data Elast  


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