Attempt to execute a transport tasks operation without a task – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to execute a transport tasks operation without a specified task. This could be due to a programming error or a misconfiguration in the Elasticsearch setup. To resolve this issue, you can check your code to ensure that all transport tasks operations have an associated task. Also, verify your Elasticsearch configuration to ensure it’s set up correctly. If the problem persists, consider updating or reinstalling Elasticsearch as the issue might be due to a bug in the version you’re using.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” attempt to execute a transport tasks operation without a task ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: task.

Log Context

Log “attempt to execute a transport tasks operation without a task” classname is TransportTasksAction.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        transportService.registerRequestHandler(transportNodeAction; nodeExecutor; NodeTaskRequest::new; new NodeTransportHandler());
    }

    @Override
    protected final void doExecute(TasksRequest request; ActionListener listener) {
        logger.warn("attempt to execute a transport tasks operation without a task");
        throw new UnsupportedOperationException("task parameter is required for this operation");
    }

    @Override
    protected void doExecute(Task task; TasksRequest request; ActionListener listener) {

 

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