Tried to query fileLength but file is gone – 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 ” Tried to query fileLength but file is gone ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: delete-by-query, discovery-file and index.

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 “Tried to query fileLength but file is gone [{}] [{}]” classname is Engine.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             long length = 0L;
            try {
                length = directory.fileLength(file);
            } catch (NoSuchFileException | FileNotFoundException e) {
                final Directory finalDirectory = directory;
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("Tried to query fileLength but file is gone [{}] [{}]";
                    finalDirectory; file); e);
            } catch (IOException e) {
                final Directory finalDirectory = directory;
                logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("Error when trying to query fileLength [{}] [{}]";
                    finalDirectory; file); e);




 

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