Received a newer join from – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Received a newer join from – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” received a newer join from ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: join and cluster.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”received a newer join from”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  public void handleJoinRequest(DiscoveryNode sender; JoinCallback joinCallback) {
  assert closed == false : "CandidateJoinAccumulator closed";
  JoinCallback prev = joinRequestAccumulator.put(sender; joinCallback);
  if (prev != null) {
  prev.onFailure(new CoordinationStateRejectedException("received a newer join from " + sender));
  public void close(Mode newMode) {


Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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