Transform received abort request. Stopping indexer. – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Transform received abort request. Stopping indexer. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: indexer, plugin and request.

Log Context

Log “[{}] transform received abort request. Stopping indexer.” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


    protected void onAbort() {; "Received abort request; stopping transform.");"[{}] transform received abort request. Stopping indexer."; transformConfig.getId());

    synchronized void handleFailure(Exception e) {
        logger.warn(new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] transform encountered an exception: "; getJobId()); e);


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