Failed to close exporter exporter name – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to close a specific exporter due to issues like network problems, insufficient resources, or incorrect configurations. To resolve this, you can try restarting Elasticsearch, checking the network connections, ensuring there are sufficient resources available, and verifying the exporter configurations. If the problem persists, consider checking the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to close exporter [” + + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “failed to close exporter [” + + “]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    static void closeExporters(Logger logger; Map exporters) {
        for (Exporter exporter : exporters.values()) {
            try {
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.error((Supplier>) () -> "failed to close exporter [" + + "]"; e);

    InitializedExporters initExporters(Settings settingsToUse) {