Rollup index not found during rollup search. – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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Briefly, this error message indicates that Elasticsearch is unable to find a rollup index during a rollup search operation. This could be due to various reasons such as the rollup index being deleted, or due to a problem with the Elasticsearch cluster. To resolve this issue, you can try checking the Elasticsearch logs for more information on the root cause of the error and then take the necessary steps to address the issue. If the rollup index has been deleted, you can try restoring it from a backup.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Rollup index not found during rollup search. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index, plugin, response and search.

Log Context

Log “Rollup index not found during rollup search.” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                     if (item.isFailure()) {
                        Exception e = item.getFailure();
                        // If we have a normal response we can tolerate a missing rollup response; although it theoretically
                        // should be handled by a different code path (verifyResponse)
                        if (e instanceof IndexNotFoundException) {
                            logger.warn("Rollup index not found during rollup search."; e);
                        } else {
                            throw new RuntimeException(item.getFailureMessage(); item.getFailure());
                        return null;
                    } else {


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