Log Initiating requested shutdown (no exit) – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Initiating requested shutdown (no exit) – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Initiating requested shutdown (no exit)” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts admin, cluster, node. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”initiating requested shutdown (no exit)…” classname is TransportNodesShutdownAction.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                    } catch (InterruptedException e) {
                        // ignore
                    if (!request.exit) {
                        logger.info("initiating requested shutdown (no exit)...");
                        try {
                        } catch (Exception e) {
                            logger.warn("Failed to shutdown"; e);

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