Interrupted waiting for completion of – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.6

Briefly, this error occurs when an Elasticsearch operation is interrupted before it can complete. This could be due to a timeout, a network issue, or a system shutdown. To resolve this issue, you can increase the timeout value, ensure the network connection is stable, or check if the system is shutting down unexpectedly. Additionally, you may need to check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed information about the interruption.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Interrupted waiting for completion of [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “Interrupted waiting for completion of [{}]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 try {
 } catch (InterruptedException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("Interrupted waiting for completion of [{}]"; e; task);
 throw new ElasticsearchTimeoutException("Timed out waiting for completion of [{}]"; task);