Data frame finished indexing all data initiating stop – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.2-7.3

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch has completed indexing all data in a data frame and is initiating a stop. This is not necessarily an error, but more of an informational message indicating the completion of a process. If you’re experiencing issues, it could be related to the data frame job settings or the state of your Elasticsearch cluster. To resolve this, you could check the job settings, ensure your cluster is healthy, or verify that the data frame job has sufficient resources to complete successfully.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Data frame [{}] finished indexing all data; initiating stop ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, indexing.

Log Context

Log “Data frame [{}] finished indexing all data; initiating stop” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                // set both to stopped so they are persisted as such
                taskState = DataFrameTransformTaskState.STOPPED;
                indexerState = IndexerState.STOPPED;

      ; "Data frame finished indexing all data; initiating stop");
      "Data frame [{}] finished indexing all data; initiating stop"; transformConfig.getId());

            final DataFrameTransformState state = new DataFrameTransformState(


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