Unable to clean up path: ” + path + “: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Unable to clean up path: ” + path + “: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, 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 ” Unable to clean up path: ” + path + “: ” 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 “Unable to clean up path: ” + path + “:”classname  is NodeRepurposeCommand.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

private void removePath(Path path) {
 try {
 IOUtils.rm(path);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("Unable to clean up path: " + path + ": " + e.getMessage());
 }
 } 
 @SafeVarargs
 @SuppressWarnings("varargs")

 

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