Publishing failed – 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 ” publishing failed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: 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 “publishing failed”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 } catch (Exception e) {
 logger.debug(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] publishing failed"; clusterChangedEvent.source()); e);
 publishListener.onFailure(new FailedToCommitClusterStateException("publishing failed"; e));
 // there is no equals on cluster state; so we just serialize it to XContent and compare Maps
 // deserialized from the resulting JSON


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