Failed to close current SearcherManager – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 1.3-1.3

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to close the current SearcherManager, which is responsible for managing the lifecycle of IndexSearchers. This could be due to a resource lock or an internal server issue. To resolve this, you can try restarting the Elasticsearch service to free up any locked resources. If the problem persists, check the server logs for any underlying issues. You may also need to check the health of your indices and consider reindexing if necessary. Lastly, ensure that your Elasticsearch version is up-to-date to avoid any version-related bugs.

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

Log Context

Log “Failed to close current SearcherManager” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


                        try {
                        } catch (Throwable t) {
                            logger.warn("Failed to close current SearcherManager"; t);


                    } catch (Throwable t) {


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