Failed being updated – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8-8.2

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters issues during an update process. This could be due to insufficient disk space, network connectivity issues, or incorrect update commands. To resolve this, ensure you have enough disk space and stable network connection. Also, verify your update commands for any syntax errors. If the problem persists, consider rolling back to a previous stable version and retry the update.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [{}] failed being updated ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed being updated” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            try {
                logger.debug(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] datafeed successfully updated"; update.getId()));
            } catch (Exception ex) {
                logger.warn(new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] failed being updated"; update.getId()); ex);
                failures.add(new ElasticsearchException("Failed to update datafeed {}"; ex; update.getId()));
        if (failures.isEmpty()) {


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