Unable to find the latest snapshot for shard ” + shardId + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to find the latest snapshot for shard ” + shardId + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: repositories, shard, snapshot.


Log Context

Log “Unable to find the latest snapshot for shard [” + shardId + “]”classname  is IndexSnapshotsService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

ActionListener> originalListener
 ) {
 final ActionListener> listener = originalListener.delegateResponse(
 (delegate; err) -> {
 delegate.onFailure(
 new RepositoryException(repositoryName; "Unable to find the latest snapshot for shard [" + shardId + "]"; err)
 );
 }
 ); 
 final Repository repository = getRepository(repositoryName);

 

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