Cannot delete data streams that are being snapshotted: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Cannot delete data streams that are being snapshotted: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Cannot delete data streams that are being snapshotted: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: delete, admin and indices.

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 “Cannot delete data streams that are being snapshotted:”classname  is DeleteDataStreamAction.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ResourceNotFoundException("data_streams matching [" + request.name + "] not found");
 } 
 Set snapshottingDataStreams = SnapshotsService.snapshottingDataStreams(currentState; dataStreams);
 if (snapshottingDataStreams.isEmpty() == false) {
 throw new SnapshotInProgressException("Cannot delete data streams that are being snapshotted: " + snapshottingDataStreams +
 ". Try again after snapshot finishes or cancel the currently running snapshot.");
 } 
 List dataStreamsToRemove = new ArrayList<>();
 Set backingIndicesToRemove = new HashSet<>();

 

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