Unable to get the earliest last modified time for the transaction log – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Unable to get the earliest last modified time for the transaction log – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Unable to get the earliest last modified time for the transaction log” 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: index.


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Log Context

Log”Unable to get the earliest last modified time for the transaction log”classname  is Translog.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

long earliestLastModifiedAge() {
  try (ReleasableLock ignored = readLock.acquire()) {
  ensureOpen();
  return findEarliestLastModifiedAge(System.currentTimeMillis(); readers; current);
  } catch (IOException e) {
  throw new TranslogException(shardId; "Unable to get the earliest last modified time for the transaction log");
  }
  }
 
  /**
  * Returns the age of the oldest entry in the translog files in seconds

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Return the most recent record from ElasticSearch index -views 88,642 ,score 56

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