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This page describes what to do in case of an Icinga alert. For more information you could search the govuk-puppet repo for the source of the alert
Last updated: 23 May 2022

Search API app healthcheck not ok

See also: how healthcheck alerts work on GOV.UK

Elasticsearch connectivity is not OK

The Search API uses elasticsearch as an underlying data store and search engine.

If the application cannot connect to the elasticsearch cluster, this will prevent end users performing searches. Search API has a custom healthcheck to check for this scenario.

Note: We use a managed elasticsearch, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, rather than running our own.

How do I investigate this?

Find out why the Search API can’t connect to elasticsearch.