Datafeed is stopping because job state is – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Datafeed is stopping because job state is ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Datafeed [{}] is stopping because job [{}] state is [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 if (jobState == JobState.OPENING || jobHasOpenAutodetectCommunicator(currentTasks; datafeedTask) == false) {
                } else if (jobState == JobState.OPENED) {
                } else {
                    logger.warn("Datafeed [{}] is stopping because job [{}] state is [{}]";
                            datafeedTask.getDatafeedId(); getJobId(datafeedTask); jobState);
                    datafeedTask.stop("job_never_opened"; TimeValue.timeValueSeconds(20));


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