Log Failed to shutdown the remote connection – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Failed to shutdown the remote connection – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Failed to shutdown the remote connection” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: index, reindex, source.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

Log Context

Log”Failed to shutdown the remote connection” classname is RemoteScrollableHitSource.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         threadPool.generic().submit(() -> {
            try {
                logger.debug("Shut down remote connection");
            } catch (IOException e) {
                logger.error("Failed to shutdown the remote connection"; e);
            } finally {


Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Elasticsearch: Failed to connect to localhost port 9200 – Connection refused -views 162.35 K ,score 93

Elasticsearch Rest Client Still Giving IOException : Too Many Open Files -views   3.81 K,score 6


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