Datafeed is waiting for job to be opened – 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 waiting for job to be opened ” 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 waiting for job [{}] to be opened” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             ClusterState clusterState = clusterService.state();
            PersistentTasksCustomMetaData tasks = clusterState.getMetaData().custom(PersistentTasksCustomMetaData.TYPE);
            if (getJobState(tasks; datafeedTask) == JobState.OPENED && jobHasOpenAutodetectCommunicator(tasks; datafeedTask)) {
            } else {
      "Datafeed [{}] is waiting for job [{}] to be opened";
                        datafeedTask.getDatafeedId(); getJobId(datafeedTask));


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