Can t close data frame analytics process – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.14-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to terminate a data frame analytics process. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as insufficient permissions, a locked process, or a system error. To resolve this issue, you could try to manually terminate the process, ensure that the user has the necessary permissions to close the process, or restart the Elasticsearch service. If the problem persists, it may be necessary to investigate for potential system errors or bugs.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Can’t close data frame analytics process ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Can’t close data frame analytics process” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            String msg = "Failed to connect to data frame analytics process for job " + jobId;
            try {
            } catch (IOException ioe) {
                logger.error("Can't close data frame analytics process"; ioe);
            throw ExceptionsHelper.serverError(msg; e);


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