Monitoring execution did not complete after waiting for 10s – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when the Elasticsearch monitoring task takes longer than the expected time to complete. This could be due to heavy load, insufficient resources, or network issues. To resolve this, you can optimize your queries or increase the system resources. Also, consider checking for any network latency issues. If the problem persists, you may need to increase the timeout setting for the monitoring task in your Elasticsearch configuration.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” monitoring execution did not complete after waiting for 10s ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “monitoring execution did not complete after waiting for 10s” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        public void close() {
            try {
                // Block until the lock can be acquired or 10s. The timed try acquire is necessary as there may be a failure that causes
                // the semaphore to not get released and then the node will hang forever on shutdown
                if (semaphore.tryAcquire(10L; TimeUnit.SECONDS) == false) {
                    logger.warn("monitoring execution did not complete after waiting for 10s");
            } catch (InterruptedException e) {


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