There is no corruption file marker – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7-7.2

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch cannot find a corruption marker file, which is usually created when a corruption is detected in an index. This could be due to a failed recovery process or a disk issue. To resolve this, you can try to manually recover the index, check the disk for errors, or restore the index from a backup. If none of these work, you may need to delete and recreate the index.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” There is no corruption file marker ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: shard, index.

Log Context

Log “There is no corruption file marker” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  protected void checkCorruptMarkerFileIsPresent(Directory directory) throws IOException {
 if (RemoveCorruptedShardDataCommand.isCorruptMarkerFileIsPresent(directory) == false) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("There is no corruption file marker");
 }  }


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