Cannot set current cluster state while waiting for a cluster state change – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Cannot set current cluster state while waiting for a cluster state change – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, 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 set current cluster state while waiting for a cluster state change ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster.

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 set current cluster state while waiting for a cluster state change”classname  is ClusterStateObserver.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} 
 /** sets the last observed state to the currently applied cluster state and returns it */
 public ClusterState setAndGetObservedState() {
 if (observingContext.get() != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("cannot set current cluster state while waiting for a cluster state change");
 }
 ClusterState clusterState = clusterApplierService.state();
 lastObservedState.set(new StoredState(clusterState));
 return clusterState;
 }

 

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