Connect_exception – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Connect_exception – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “connect_exception” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: .

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”connect_exception”classname  is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  public void onFailure(Exception ex) {
  if (countDown.fastForward()) {
  closeAndFail(new ConnectTransportException(node; "connect_exception"; ex));
  public void onTimeout() {
  if (countDown.fastForward()) {

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Java Elasticsearch client: throws ConnectException when connecting from local to ES in Google Cloud VM -views 1,905 ,score 1

ElasticSearch Connect Exception – Elasticsearch – Discuss the …  

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