_all”; “Failed to update cluster state during repository operation – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” _all”; “Failed to update cluster state during repository operation ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster, repository.

Log Context

Log “_all”; “Failed to update cluster state during repository operation”classname  is SnapshotsService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (ExceptionsHelper.unwrap(e; NotMasterException.class; FailedToCommitClusterStateException.class) != null) {
 for (Snapshot snapshot : Set.copyOf(snapshotCompletionListeners.keySet())) {
 failSnapshotCompletionListeners(snapshot; new SnapshotException(snapshot; "no longer master"));
 final Exception wrapped = new RepositoryException("_all"; "Failed to update cluster state during repository operation"; e);
 for (Iterator>> iterator = snapshotDeletionListeners.values().iterator(); iterator.hasNext();) {
 final List> listeners = iterator.next();
 failListenersIgnoringException(listeners; wrapped);


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