A failed feature reset – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 7.16-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to reset a feature, possibly due to a system interruption or a problem with the feature itself. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Restart the Elasticsearch service to clear any temporary issues. 2) Check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error messages that can help identify the problem. 3) Ensure that the feature you’re trying to reset is compatible with your version of Elasticsearch. 4) If the problem persists, consider re-installing Elasticsearch or rolling back to a previous version.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” a failed feature reset ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “a failed feature reset” classname is Transform.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            failure -> client.execute(
                ActionListener.wrap(resetSuccess -> finalListener.onFailure(failure); resetFailure -> {
                    logger.error(TransformMessages.getMessage(FAILED_TO_UNSET_RESET_MODE; "a failed feature reset"); resetFailure);
                    Exception ex = new ElasticsearchException(
                        TransformMessages.getMessage(FAILED_TO_UNSET_RESET_MODE; "a failed feature reset")


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