Missing checksum for name ” + name + ” – 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 ” missing checksum for name ” + name + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore and 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 “missing checksum for name [” + name + “]”classname  is BlobStoreIndexShardSnapshot.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else if (length < 0) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("missing or invalid file length");
 } else if (writtenBy == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("missing or invalid written_by [" + writtenByStr + "]");
 } else if (checksum == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("missing checksum for name [" + name + "]");
 }
 return new FileInfo(name; new StoreFileMetadata(physicalName; length; checksum; writtenBy; metaHash); partSize);
 } 
 @Override

 

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