Node failed while processing stop datafeed request – retrying – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.15-7.15

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue while trying to stop a datafeed, which is a process that fetches data from indices and feeds it into machine learning jobs. This could be due to network issues, high load on the cluster, or a problem with the specific datafeed. To resolve this, you could try manually stopping the datafeed, checking the health of your cluster, or investigating the specific datafeed for any issues. If the problem persists, consider increasing the timeout value for stopping datafeeds.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Node [{}] failed while processing stop datafeed request – retrying ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request, node, plugin.

Log Context

Log “Node [{}] failed while processing stop datafeed request – retrying” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        // Since stopping an already stopped datafeed is not an error we can try again.
                        // The datafeeds that were running on the node that dropped out of the cluster
                        // will just have their persistent tasks cancelled.  Datafeeds that were stopped
                        // by the previous attempt will be noops in the subsequent attempt.
                        if (attempt 


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