Unexpected failure while waiting for incoming joins – How to solve related issues

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Unexpected failure while waiting for incoming joins – 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 ” Unexpected failure while waiting for incoming joins ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, join and node.

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 “Unexpected failure while waiting for incoming joins” classname is NodeJoinController.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 final int pendingNodes = myElectionContext.getPendingMasterJoinsCount();
                logger.trace("timed out waiting to be elected. waited [{}]. pending master node joins [{}]"; timeValue; pendingNodes);
            }
            failContextIfNeeded(myElectionContext; "timed out waiting to be elected");
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.error("unexpected failure while waiting for incoming joins"; e);
            if (myElectionContext != null) {
                failContextIfNeeded(myElectionContext; "unexpected failure while waiting for pending joins [" + e.getMessage() + "]");
            }
        }
    }




 

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