The elasticsearch-im-xxx job fails when trying to start the index management process for a non-existing index

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  • The following logs can be seen in the logs of the elasticsearch-im-xxx-xxxxx pods that are in Error status.

    2021-07-25T05:15:12.824232244Z Index management delete process starting for {"error":{"root_cause":[{"type":"security_exception","reason":"_opendistro_security_dls_query
    2021-07-25T05:15:12.839052478Z Received an empty response from elasticsearch – server may not be ready
  • On the other hand, consecutive jobs are successful as well.


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP)
    • 4.7
    • 4.8
    • 4.9
  • Red Hat OpenShift Logging Operator
    • 5.0
    • 5.1
    • 5.2

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