Stopping – How to solve this OpenSearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch is in the process of shutting down or has received a command to stop its operations. This could be due to a manual shutdown, a system error, or a resource issue. To resolve this, ensure that the shutdown was intentional. If not, check system logs for any errors that may have triggered the shutdown. If it’s a resource issue, consider scaling up your server or optimizing your OpenSearch configurations to use resources more efficiently. Always ensure to have a proper backup and recovery plan in place to prevent data loss.

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

Log Context

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

    private Node stop() {
        if (!lifecycle.moveToStopped()) {
            return this;
        }"stopping ...");




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