Close job interrupted by kill request – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Close job interrupted by kill request ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request, plugin.

Log Context

Log “Close job interrupted by kill request”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} catch (InterruptedException e) {
 } catch (ExecutionException e) {
 if (processKilled) {
 // In this case the original exception is spurious and highly misleading
 throw ExceptionsHelper.conflictStatusException("Close job interrupted by kill request");
 } else {
 throw FutureUtils.rethrowExecutionException(e);
 } finally {


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