Failed to invoke on store closed – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to perform an operation on a closed index store. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as a node failure, network issues, or a manual closure of the index. To resolve this issue, you can try to reopen the index if it was manually closed, check the health of your nodes and network, or restore the index from a backup if data corruption is suspected. Additionally, ensure that your Elasticsearch cluster has sufficient resources to handle the workload.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to invoke on store closed ” 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 invoke on store closed” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    public void onStoreClosed(ShardId shardId) {
        for (IndexEventListener listener : listeners) {
            try {
            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.warn("failed to invoke on store closed"; e);
                throw e;


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