JobId error parsing autodetect output – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 8.7-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters issues parsing the output from the autodetect feature, which is used for anomaly detection jobs. This could be due to incorrect data types, corrupted data, or a bug in the software. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check the data types and format of your input data to ensure they match the expected types. 2) Inspect your data for any corruption or anomalies. 3) Update Elasticsearch to the latest version to fix any potential bugs. 4) Review the job configuration for any errors.

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

Log Context

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

                // Don't log the stack trace to not shadow the root cause.
                logger.warn("[{}] some results not processed due to the termination of autodetect"; jobId);
            } else {
                // We should only get here if the iterator throws in which
                // case parsing the autodetect output has failed.
                logger.error(() -> "[" + jobId + "] error parsing autodetect output"; e);
        } finally {


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