Failed marking repository state as corrupted – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.6-7.13

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to mark a repository’s state as corrupted, usually due to issues with the repository’s metadata. This could be due to insufficient permissions, disk space issues, or network connectivity problems. To resolve this, you can try the following: 1) Check and adjust the permissions of the repository, 2) Ensure there is enough disk space, 3) Verify network connectivity, and 4) Check the integrity of the repository’s metadata and fix any inconsistencies.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed marking repository state as corrupted ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories, blobstore, repository.

Log Context

Log “Failed marking repository state as corrupted” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :; RepositoryData.CORRUPTED_REPO_GEN; repoState.pendingGeneration())).build()).build();
 }  @Override
 public void onFailure(String source; Exception e) {
 listener.onFailure(new RepositoryException(; "Failed marking repository state as corrupted";
 ExceptionsHelper.useOrSuppress(e; originalException)));
 }  @Override
 public void clusterStateProcessed(String source; ClusterState oldState; ClusterState newState) {


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