Failed to write commit point – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to write the commit point to the disk. This could be due to insufficient disk space, disk I/O issues, or file system permissions. To resolve this issue, you can free up disk space, check for any disk I/O issues, or ensure that Elasticsearch has the necessary permissions to write to the disk. Additionally, check if the Elasticsearch process is running with the correct user permissions.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to write commit point ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore, repositories.

Log Context

Log “Failed to write commit point” class name is BlobStoreRepository.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 snapshotUUID;
 compress;
 serializationParams
 );
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new IndexShardSnapshotFailedException(shardId; "Failed to write commit point"; e);
 }
 afterWriteSnapBlob.run();
 final ShardSnapshotResult shardSnapshotResult = new ShardSnapshotResult(
 indexGeneration;
 ByteSizeValue.ofBytes(blobStoreIndexShardSnapshot.totalSize());

 

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