Node closed while execution action for shard entry – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Node closed while execution action for shard entry ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster, node and shard.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Node closed while execution action [{}] for shard entry [{}]” classname is ShardStateAction.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 sendShardAction(actionName; state; request; listener);
            }

            
Override
            public void onClusterServiceClose() {
                logger.warn("node closed while execution action [{}] for shard entry [{}]"; actionName; request);
                listener.onFailure(new NodeClosedException(clusterService.localNode()));
            }

            
Override
            public void onTimeout(TimeValue timeout) {


 

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