Unable to index into temp rollup index tmpIndexName – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.12-8.2

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to index data into a temporary rollup index. This could be due to insufficient permissions, a non-existent index, or a network connectivity issue. To resolve this, ensure that the index exists and the user has the necessary permissions to write to it. Also, check the network connectivity between the Elasticsearch client and server. If the issue persists, consider increasing the timeout value or checking the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to index into temp rollup index [” + tmpIndexName + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, index.

Log Context

Log “Unable to index into temp rollup index [” + tmpIndexName + “]” class name is TransportRollupAction.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 } else {
 new ElasticsearchException("Unable to index into temp rollup index [" + tmpIndexName + "]")
 }; e -> deleteTmpIndex(originalIndexName; tmpIndexName; listener; e)));


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