I recently upgraded from elasticsearch-0.90.0-1 to elasticsearch-0.90.5.
I've a 2 node cluster with all indices (total of 7) consisting of only
2 shards. So, at all times, for a index, only 1 shards remain on the
After a restart, I expected the cluster to get back to life in few
minutes but the shards started to relocate. That means, the shard that
was earlier present on Node2 started to move to Node1. Isn't this
unnecessary? For now, for a index, one of the shards is relocating and
the other one is unassigned. See the following screenshot to see the
Any reason why its happening? What can I do to avoid this? It takes a
lot of time as it's network IO bound.
Abhijeet Rastogi (shadyabhi)
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