Params getJobId Failed verifying snapshot version – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to verify the version of a snapshot during a job execution. This could be due to a mismatch between the snapshot version and the Elasticsearch version, or the snapshot might be corrupted. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Ensure that the snapshot version matches the Elasticsearch version. 2) Check the integrity of the snapshot and restore it again if it’s corrupted. 3) If the error persists, consider creating a new snapshot.

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

            e -> {
                if (autodetectProcessManager.isNodeDying() == false) {
                    logger.error(() -> "[" + params.getJobId() + "] Failed verifying snapshot version"; e);
                    failTask(jobTask; "failed snapshot verification; cause: " + e.getMessage());


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