Could not set job state to state for job jobTask getJobId – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.1

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to update the state of a specific job, possibly due to a network issue, a node failure, or insufficient permissions. To resolve this, you can try the following: 1) Check the network connectivity between the nodes. 2) Ensure that the node where the job is running is functioning properly. 3) Verify that the user has the necessary permissions to update the job state. 4) If the job is not necessary, consider deleting it and creating a new one.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Could not set job state to [” + state + “] for job [” + jobTask.getJobId() + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, task.

Log Context

Log “Could not set job state to [” + state + “] for job [” + jobTask.getJobId() + “]” classname is AutodetectProcessManager.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                logger.info("Successfully set job state to [{}] for job [{}]"; state; jobTask.getJobId());
            }

            @Override
            public void onFailure(Exception e) {
                logger.error("Could not set job state to [" + state + "] for job [" + jobTask.getJobId() + "]"; e);
            }
        });
    }

    void setJobState(JobTask jobTask; JobState state) {

 

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