Data frame transform indexer has stopped – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.2-7.2

Briefly, this error occurs when the Elasticsearch data frame transform indexer encounters an issue and stops working. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as insufficient resources, incorrect configurations, or underlying system issues. To resolve this, you can try restarting the indexer, checking the system resources, or reviewing the configurations. If the problem persists, you may need to investigate the system logs for more detailed error information. It’s also important to ensure that your Elasticsearch version is up-to-date and that all plugins are compatible.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Data frame transform [{}] indexer has stopped ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, indexer.

Log Context

Log “Data frame transform [{}] indexer has stopped” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


        protected void onStop() {
  ; "Data frame transform has stopped.");
  "Data frame transform [{}] indexer has stopped"; transformConfig.getId());

        protected void onAbort() {


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