Request getId Failed to stop forcefully – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to forcefully stop a request through the getId method. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as insufficient permissions, network issues, or the request being processed is no longer available. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check and adjust the user permissions, 2) Investigate network connectivity, 3) Ensure the request being stopped is still active and valid, and 4) Check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + request.getId() + “] Failed to stop forcefully ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, request.

Log Context

Log “[” + request.getId() + “] Failed to stop forcefully” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                    ActionListener.wrap(listener::onResponse; forceStopFailure -> {
                        logger.error(() -> "[" + request.getId() + "] Failed to stop normally"; normalStopFailure);
                        logger.error(() -> "[" + request.getId() + "] Failed to stop forcefully"; forceStopFailure);


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