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Kafka Broker Fails to Start with "Exiting because log truncation is not allowed for partition" (Doc ID 2360426.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.8.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The Kafka broker on given node does not complete startup.

The kafka-broker-<node_name>.log shows the following start up error:

2018-02-12 16:30:07,688 FATAL kafka.server.ReplicaFetcherThread: [ReplicaFetcherThread-0-130], Exiting because log truncation is not allowed for partition [<Topic Name>,<Partition Number>], Current leader 130's latest offset <xxx> is less than replica 131's latest offset <yyy>
2018-02-12 16:30:07,689 INFO kafka.server.KafkaServer: [Kafka Server 131], shutting down
2018-02-12 16:30:07,690 INFO kafka.server.KafkaServer: [Kafka Server 131], Starting controlled shutdown
2018-02-12 16:30:07,691 DEBUG org.apache.kafka.common.metrics.Metrics: Added sensor with name connections-closed:


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