Log Cannot close blob store – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Cannot close blob store – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Cannot close blob store” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts blobstore, repositories, repository-azure. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Cannot close blob store” classname is BlobStoreRepository.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        if (store != null) {
            try {
            } catch (Exception t) {
                logger.warn("cannot close blob store"; t);

    // package private; only use for testing

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Github Issue Number 35373  

Snapshot Failed With Partial State  

Github Issue Number 35703


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