Failed to get snapshot info – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to get snapshot info – 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 ” failed to get snapshot info ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories, snapshot, blobstore.

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 “failed to get snapshot info”classname  is BlobStoreRepository.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

try {
 snapshotInfo = SNAPSHOT_FORMAT.read(metadata.name(); blobContainer(); snapshotId.getUUID(); namedXContentRegistry);
 } catch (NoSuchFileException ex) {
 failure = new SnapshotMissingException(metadata.name(); snapshotId; ex);
 } catch (IOException | NotXContentException ex) {
 failure = new SnapshotException(metadata.name(); snapshotId; "failed to get snapshot info" + snapshotId; ex);
 } catch (Exception e) {
 failure = e instanceof SnapshotException
 ? e
 : new SnapshotException(metadata.name(); snapshotId; "Snapshot could not be read"; e);
 }

 

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