TransformConfig getId updating stats of transform failed – 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 statistics of a data transform due to issues like insufficient permissions, network problems, or incorrect configuration. To resolve this, ensure that the user has the necessary permissions to perform the operation. Check the network connectivity between the nodes. Verify the transform configuration for any errors and correct them. Also, ensure that the Elasticsearch cluster is running and the transform ID exists.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + transformConfig.getId() + “] updating stats of transform failed. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “[” + transformConfig.getId() + “] updating stats of transform failed.” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        // wrapped listener gets called
                } else {
                    logger.warn(() -> "[" + transformConfig.getId() + "] updating stats of transform failed."; statsExc);
                    auditor.warning(getJobId(); "Failure updating stats of transform: " + statsExc.getMessage());
                    failureHandler.handleStatePersistenceFailure(statsExc; getConfig().getSettings());


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