Error finalizing job jobId – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.1

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to complete a job due to issues like insufficient resources, incorrect configurations, or network problems. To resolve this, you can try increasing the system resources, checking the job configurations for any errors, or troubleshooting the network connectivity. Additionally, ensure that the Elasticsearch cluster is running properly and that there are no issues with the underlying hardware or software.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” error finalizing job [” + jobId + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “error finalizing job [” + jobId + “]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        FinalizeJobExecutionAction.Request finalizeRequest = new FinalizeJobExecutionAction.Request(new String[]{jobId});
                        executeAsyncWithOrigin(client; ML_ORIGIN; FinalizeJobExecutionAction.INSTANCE; finalizeRequest;
                                response -> jobTask.markAsCompleted();
                                e -> {
                                    logger.error("error finalizing job [" + jobId + "]"; e);
                                    Throwable unwrapped = ExceptionsHelper.unwrapCause(e);
                                    if (unwrapped instanceof DocumentMissingException || unwrapped instanceof ResourceNotFoundException) {
                                    } else {


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