Interrupted waiting for results processor to complete – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 8.7-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is interrupted while waiting for a process to complete, possibly due to a timeout or a heavy load on the system. To resolve this issue, you can increase the timeout settings, optimize your queries for better performance, or scale up your Elasticsearch cluster to handle more load. Additionally, ensure that your system has sufficient resources (CPU, memory, disk space) to handle the workload.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [{}] Interrupted waiting for results processor to complete ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “[{}] Interrupted waiting for results processor to complete” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            persister.commitWrites(jobId; EnumSet.allOf(JobResultsPersister.CommitType.class));

        } catch (InterruptedException e) {
  "[{}] Interrupted waiting for results processor to complete"; jobId);

     * Blocks until a flush is acknowledged or the timeout expires; whichever happens first.


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