Failure during source checkpoint info retrieval – 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 ” Failure during source checkpoint info retrieval ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: source and plugin.

Log Context

Log “Failure during source checkpoint info retrieval”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

"[{}] failed to retrieve source checkpoint for transform";
 listener.onFailure(new CheckpointException("Failure during source checkpoint info retrieval"; e));
 // <2> got the next checkpoint; get the source checkpoint
 ActionListener nextCheckpointListener = ActionListener.wrap(nextCheckpointObj -> {


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