Diagnosing & Repairing Elasticsearch Indices

Kacper Bąk
3 min readAug 18, 2023

Elasticsearch, a widely renowned search and analytics engine, is as powerful as it is intricate. With power, though, comes responsibility: understanding, maintaining, and troubleshooting its indices. If you’ve found yourself here, chances are, you’re in need of a handy guide on how to diagnose and repair Elasticsearch indices. Well, you’re in luck!

Elasticsearch logo — a powerful search and analytics engine.
Elasticsearch logo — a powerful search and analytics engine.

Understanding the Challenge