Failed to stop node – How to solve related issues

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Failed to stop node – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

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

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “failed to stop node {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     protected void doStop() throws ElasticsearchException {
        for (InternalNode node : nodes) {
            try {
            } catch (Throwable t) {
                logger.warn("failed to stop node {}"; t; node);



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