Failed to store stats for jobPattern – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to save statistics for a specific job pattern. This could be due to insufficient permissions, lack of storage space, or a network connectivity issue. To resolve this, you can check and adjust the permissions, ensure there’s enough storage space, or troubleshoot the network connection. Additionally, check the job pattern for any errors or inconsistencies. If the problem persists, consider restarting the Elasticsearch service.

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

Log Context

Log “failed to store stats for [” + jobPattern + “]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        String jobPattern =";"));
        try {
            resultsPersisterService.bulkIndexWithRetry(bulkRequest; jobPattern; () -> shouldStop() == false; (msg) -> {});
        } catch (ElasticsearchException ex) {
            logger.warn(() -> "failed to store stats for [" + jobPattern + "]"; ex);

    static boolean verifyIndicesExistAndPrimaryShardsAreActive(ClusterState clusterState; IndexNameExpressionResolver expressionResolver) {
        String[] indices = expressionResolver.concreteIndexNames(


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