Failed to abort stream before closing – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.1-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to close a stream that is still in use, leading to a failure in aborting the stream. This could be due to a network issue, a heavy load on the server, or a bug in the software. To resolve this issue, you can try restarting Elasticsearch, checking your network connection, or reducing the load on your server. If the problem persists, consider upgrading Elasticsearch to the latest version or reaching out to the support team for further assistance.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to abort stream before closing ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: blobstore.

Log Context

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We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

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            if (start + totalBytesRead