Failed to calculate current node load with error – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8-8.3

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to compute the current load on a node due to issues like insufficient system resources, incorrect configurations, or internal system errors. To resolve this, you can try increasing system resources (CPU, memory), checking and correcting Elasticsearch configurations, or restarting the Elasticsearch service. If the issue persists, consider checking the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

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

Log Context

Log “[{}] failed to calculate current node load with error [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        return handleNodeLoad(load; node.getId(); params);

    Optional handleNodeLoad(NodeLoad load; String nodeId; StartTrainedModelDeploymentAction.TaskParams params) {
        if (Strings.isNullOrEmpty(load.getError()) == false) {
            logger.warn("[{}] failed to calculate current node load with error [{}]"; params.getModelId(); nodeId);
            return Optional.of(load.getError());
        if (load.remainingJobs() == 0) {
            return Optional.of(


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