Failed to update cluster state during snapshot finalization – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to update cluster state during snapshot finalization – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to update cluster state during snapshot finalization ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: snapshot and cluster.

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 update cluster state during snapshot finalization”classname  is SnapshotsService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

// Failure due to not being master any more; don't try to remove snapshot from cluster state the next master
 // will try ending this snapshot again
 logger.debug(() -> new ParameterizedMessage(
 "[{}] failed to update cluster state during snapshot finalization"; snapshot); e);
 failSnapshotCompletionListeners(snapshot;
 new SnapshotException(snapshot; "Failed to update cluster state during snapshot finalization"; e));
 } else {
 logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed to finalize snapshot"; snapshot); e);
 removeSnapshotFromClusterState(snapshot; e);
 }
 }

 

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