Stopped – How to solve this OpenSearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when an OpenSearch process or operation has been halted. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as system shutdown, resource exhaustion, or manual intervention. To resolve this issue, you can start by checking the system logs for any unusual activity or error messages. If the process was stopped manually, simply restarting it might solve the problem. If it’s a resource issue, consider scaling up your resources or optimizing your OpenSearch configuration to use resources more efficiently.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” stopped ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: node.

Log Context

Log “stopped” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        // we should stop this last since it waits for resources to get released
        // if we had scroll searchers etc or recovery going on we wait for to finish.

        return this;

    // During concurrent close() calls we want to make sure that all of them return after the node has completed it's shutdown cycle.


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