Failed to index all results after attempts – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.6-7.6

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to index all the data after multiple attempts. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as insufficient memory, network issues, or a misconfigured index. To resolve this issue, you could increase the memory allocation for Elasticsearch, check your network connectivity, or review and correct your index configuration. Additionally, ensure that your Elasticsearch cluster is not overloaded with requests and consider increasing the number of indexing attempts.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [{}] failed to index all results after [{}] attempts. {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, index.

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed to index all results after [{}] attempts. {}” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (currentAttempt > maxFailureRetries) {
 LOGGER.warn("[{}] failed to index after [{}] attempts. Setting [] was reduced";
 throw new ElasticsearchException("[{}] failed to index all results after [{}] attempts. {}";


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