Stop throttling indexing for shard – 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 ” Stop throttling indexing for shard ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: indexing, indices, memory 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 “Stop throttling indexing for shard [{}]” classname is IndexingMemoryController.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 }
            }

            if (doThrottle == false) {
                for(IndexShard shard : throttled) {
                    logger.info("stop throttling indexing for shard [{}]"; shard.shardId());
                    deactivateThrottling(shard);
                }
                throttled.clear();
            }
        }




 

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