Params getJobId failed to set forecasts to failed – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to update the status of a job to ‘failed’ in the forecasting process. This could be due to issues like insufficient permissions, network problems, or a bug in the software. To resolve this, you can check and adjust the user permissions, ensure the network connectivity is stable, or update Elasticsearch to the latest version. Additionally, checking the Elasticsearch logs may provide more details about the root cause of the error.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + params.getJobId() + “] failed to set forecasts to failed ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, task.

Log Context

Log “[” + params.getJobId() + “] failed to set forecasts to failed” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        ActionListener checkSnapshotVersionListener = ActionListener.wrap(
            mappingsUpdate -> jobResultsProvider.setRunningForecastsToFailed(
                ActionListener.wrap(r -> runJob(jobTask; jobState; params); e -> {
                    if (autodetectProcessManager.isNodeDying() == false) {
                        logger.warn(() -> "[" + params.getJobId() + "] failed to set forecasts to failed"; e);
                        runJob(jobTask; jobState; params);
            e -> {


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