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E-ES: Unable to Ping Elasticsearch 7 -- The server is currently unable to handle the request due to a temporary overloading or maintenance of the server. HttpStatusCode returned : 503 (Doc ID 2771304.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to ping the new upgrade to Elasticsearch 7. The following error appears on the "Search Instance" page when we hit the [Ping] button:

Navigate to

PeopleTools > Search Framework > Administration > Search Instance

Click on the [Ping] button.

The following error occurs.



We had moved the servers where Elasticsearch resides to a new network in our data center.

We did not change the host name of Elasticsearch though. Just the network it belongs to.


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