Failed to get snapshots – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to get snapshots – 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 ” failed to get snapshots ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories and 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 snapshots”classname  is BlobStoreRepository.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

try {
 return snapshotFormat.read(blobContainer(); snapshotId.getUUID());
 } catch (NoSuchFileException ex) {
 throw new SnapshotMissingException(metadata.name(); snapshotId; ex);
 } catch (IOException | NotXContentException ex) {
 throw new SnapshotException(metadata.name(); snapshotId; "failed to get snapshots"; ex);
 }
 } 
 @Override
 public Metadata getSnapshotGlobalMetadata(final SnapshotId snapshotId) {

 

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