Opening job timed out after – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.11-8.4

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to open a job within the specified timeout period. This could be due to heavy load, insufficient resources, or network issues. To resolve this, you can increase the timeout value, scale up your resources, or check your network connectivity. Also, ensure that your Elasticsearch cluster is properly configured and optimized for the workload it’s handling.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Opening job [{}] timed out after [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Opening job [{}] timed out after [{}]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  @Override
 public void onTimeout(TimeValue timeout) {
 listener.onFailure(new ElasticsearchException("Opening job [{}] timed out after [{}]"; jobParams.getJob(); timeout));