Failed to roll translog – 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 roll translog ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

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 roll translog”classname  is InternalEngine.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

try {
 failEngine("translog trimming failed"; e);
 } catch (Exception inner) {
 e.addSuppressed(inner);
 }
 throw new EngineException(shardId; "failed to roll translog"; e);
 }
 } 
 @Override
 public void trimUnreferencedTranslogFiles() throws EngineException {

 

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