JobId Error persisting autodetect results – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.7-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch’s machine learning feature fails to persist autodetect results due to issues like insufficient disk space, incorrect file permissions, or network connectivity problems. To resolve this, ensure there’s enough disk space and the Elasticsearch process has write permissions to the directory. Also, check network connectivity if results are being written to a remote location. If the issue persists, consider increasing the logging level to DEBUG for more detailed error information.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + jobId + “] Error persisting autodetect results ” 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 persisting autodetect results” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            } catch (Exception e) {
                logger.warn(() -> "[" + jobId + "] Error persisting autodetect results"; e);
  "[{}] {} buckets parsed from autodetect output"; jobId; currentRunBucketCount);

        } catch (Exception e) {
            failed = true;