DatafeedId failed to remove task to stop relocated datafeed – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 7.15-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to stop a datafeed task that has been relocated but fails to do so. This could be due to network issues, node failures, or incorrect configurations. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check the network connectivity and ensure all nodes are properly connected. 2) Verify the health of your nodes and restart any that are failing. 3) Review your Elasticsearch configurations to ensure they are correct. 4) If the problem persists, consider reindexing your data.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + datafeedId + “] failed to remove task to stop relocated datafeed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, task.

Log Context

Log “[” + datafeedId + “] failed to remove task to stop relocated datafeed” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        ActionListener.wrap(r -> auditDatafeedStopped(datafeedTask); e -> {
                            if (ExceptionsHelper.unwrapCause(e) instanceof ResourceNotFoundException) {
                                logger.debug("[{}] relocated datafeed task already removed"; datafeedId);
                            } else {
                                logger.error("[" + datafeedId + "] failed to remove task to stop relocated datafeed"; e);
                if (startedDatafeedsJobs.isEmpty()) {


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