Unable to load progress information for task – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.4-8.2

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to retrieve the progress information for a specific task. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as the task being deleted, the task not being started yet, or a network issue. To resolve this issue, you can check if the task exists and is running, ensure the network connection is stable, or check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information. If the task was deleted, you may need to recreate it.

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

Log Context

Log “[{}] unable to load progress information for task.” classname is TransformIndexer.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                    }; failure -> {
                        progress = new TransformProgress();
                        logger.warn(new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] unable to load progress information for task."; getJobId()); failure);
                }; listener::onFailure));
            } else {


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