Unexpected datafeed failure for job – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unexpected datafeed failure for job ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Unexpected datafeed failure for job [” classname is DatafeedManager.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             logger.debug("Waiting [{}] before executing next realtime import for job [{}]"; delay; jobId);
            holder.cancellable = threadPool.schedule(new AbstractRunnable() {

                
Override
                public void onFailure(Exception e) {
                    logger.error("Unexpected datafeed failure for job [" + jobId + "] stopping..."; e);
                    holder.stop("general_realtime_error"; TimeValue.timeValueSeconds(20); e);
                }

                
Override
                protected void doRun() {


 

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