Params getJobId Failed to update results mapping – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to update the mapping of results for a specific job ID. This could be due to incorrect mapping, insufficient permissions, or a network issue. To resolve this, you can check and correct the mapping, ensure the user has the necessary permissions, or troubleshoot the network. Additionally, ensure that the Elasticsearch cluster is running properly and that the job ID exists and is correct.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + params.getJobId() + “] Failed to update results mapping ” 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 update results mapping” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        ActionListener resultsMappingUpdateHandler = ActionListener.wrap(
            mappingsUpdate -> verifyCurrentSnapshotVersion(params.getJobId(); checkSnapshotVersionListener);
            e -> {
                if (autodetectProcessManager.isNodeDying() == false) {
                    logger.error(() -> "[" + params.getJobId() + "] Failed to update results mapping"; e);
                    failTask(jobTask; "failed to update results mapping; cause: " + e.getMessage());


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