Successfully set job state to for job – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is trying to update the state of a job, but the job name is missing or not specified correctly. This could be due to a syntax error or a missing parameter in the request. To resolve this issue, ensure that the job name is correctly specified in the request. Also, check the syntax of your request to make sure it’s correct. If the problem persists, it could be due to a bug in the Elasticsearch version you’re using, so consider updating to the latest version.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Successfully set job state to [{}] for job [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Successfully set job state to [{}] for job [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    void setJobState(JobTask jobTask; JobState state; String reason) {
        JobTaskState jobTaskState = new JobTaskState(state; jobTask.getAllocationId(); reason);
                persistentTask ->"Successfully set job state to [{}] for job [{}]"; state; jobTask.getJobId());
                e -> logSetJobStateFailure(state; jobTask.getJobId(); e)


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