Snapshot with the same name is already in-progress – How to solve this OpenSearch exception

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Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when you attempt to create a snapshot in OpenSearch with a name that is already being used by another snapshot that is currently in progress. To resolve this issue, you can either wait for the ongoing snapshot to complete before starting a new one with the same name, or you can choose a different name for your new snapshot. Additionally, you can also check the status of all snapshots to avoid naming conflicts in the future.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” snapshot with the same name is already in-progress ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: snapshot.

Log Context

Log “snapshot with the same name is already in-progress” class name is We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 ) {
 if ( -> {
 final Snapshot running = s.snapshot();
 return running.getRepository().equals(repositoryName) && running.getSnapshotId().getName().equals(snapshotName);
 })) {
 throw new InvalidSnapshotNameException(repositoryName; snapshotName; "snapshot with the same name is already in-progress");
 }  private static Map getInFlightIndexIds(List runningSnapshots; String repositoryName) {


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