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Elasticsearch crash due to corrupted data

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Elasticsearch doesn’t start? First thing to remember is where is it started from? Homebrew services? Let’s check that…

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brew services list

Name              Status  User Plist
[email protected] started joel /Users/joel/Library/LaunchAgents/[email protected]

Realize elasticsearch is yellow ☝️…

Ok. So let’s check if it’s running?

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ps aux | grep elasticsearch

Nope… Nothing there.

Ok, so let’s see what the logs say? Check the launch agent plist file. They are located under ~/Library/LaunchAgents/ according to the homebrew documentation. You can also find it from the brew services list command.

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cat ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch\@2.4.plist

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
  <dict>
    <key>KeepAlive</key>
    <false/>
    <key>Label</key>
    <string>[email protected]</string>
    <key>ProgramArguments</key>
    <array>
      <string>/usr/local/opt/[email protected]/bin/elasticsearch</string>
    </array>
    <key>EnvironmentVariables</key>
    <dict>
    </dict>
    <key>RunAtLoad</key>
    <true/>
    <key>WorkingDirectory</key>
    <string>/usr/local/var</string>
    <key>StandardErrorPath</key>
    <string>/usr/local/var/log/[email protected]</string>
    <key>StandardOutPath</key>
    <string>/usr/local/var/log/[email protected]</string>
  </dict>
</plist>

There it is (StandardErrorPath), let’s check that out…

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tail -f -n 1000 /usr/local/var/log/[email protected]

Realize there’s broken files ☝️ which CorruptStateException implies:

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Exception in thread "main" ElasticsearchException[failed to read [id:29, legacy:false, file:/usr/local/var/elasticsearch/elasticsearch_joel/nodes/0/_state/global-29.st]]; nested: IOException[failed to read [id:29, legacy:false, file:/usr/local/var/elasticsearch/elasticsearch_joel/nodes/0/_state/global-29.st]]; nested: CorruptStateException[Format version is not supported (resource SimpleFSIndexInput(path="/usr/local/var/elasticsearch/elasticsearch_joel/nodes/0/_state/global-29.st")): 1 (needs to be between 0 and 0)];
Likely root cause: org.elasticsearch.gateway.CorruptStateException: Format version is not supported (resource SimpleFSIndexInput(path="/usr/local/var/elasticsearch/elasticsearch_joel/nodes/0/_state/global-29.st")): 1 (needs to be between 0 and 0)

Delete shit

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rm -rf /usr/local/var/elasticsearch

Restart it!

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brew services restart [email protected]

Check if it’s running:

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ps aux | grep elasticsearch
joel             97960   0,1  1,6  6920728 263744   ??  S    10:23am   0:06.96 /usr/bin/java -Xms256m -Xmx1g -Djava.awt.headless=true -XX:+UseParNewGC -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -XX:CMSInitiatingOccupancyFraction=75 -XX:+UseCMSInitiatingOccupancyOnly -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError -XX:+DisableExplicitGC -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 -Djna.nosys=true -Des.path.home=/usr/local/Cellar/[email protected]/2.4.6/libexec -cp /usr/local/Cellar/[email protected]/2.4.6/libexec/lib/elasticsearch-2.4.6.jar:/usr/local/Cellar/[email protected]/2.4.6/libexec/lib/* org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.Elasticsearch start
joel             98305   0,0  0,0  4267752    716 s006  R+   10:23am   0:00.00 grep elasticsearch

Boom 💥. Work completed 😅.