Closed – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to process requests because it has been shut down or is in the process of shutting down. This could be due to a manual shutdown, a crash, or a system failure. To resolve this issue, you can try restarting Elasticsearch. If the problem persists, check the system logs for any underlying issues that may be causing the shutdown. It might be necessary to address memory issues, disk space problems, or network connectivity issues. If the problem still persists, consider reconfiguring or reinstalling Elasticsearch.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” closed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: node.

Log Context

Log “closed” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        if (logger.isTraceEnabled()) {
            toClose.add(() -> logger.trace("Close times for each service:\n{}"; stopWatch.prettyPrint()));

     * Invokes hooks to prepare this node to be closed. This should be called when Elasticsearch receives a request to shut down
     * gracefully from the underlying operating system; before system resources are closed. This method will block


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