Will not persist model state setting was set – 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 ” Will not persist model state setting was set ” 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 “[{}] Will not persist model state – {} setting was set” classname is AutodetectBuilder.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         logger.debug("[{}] Periodic operations staggered by {} seconds"; job.getId(); intervalStagger);

        // Supply a URL for persisting/restoring model state unless model
        // persistence has been explicitly disabled.
        if (DONT_PERSIST_MODEL_STATE_SETTING.get(settings)) {
            logger.info("[{}] Will not persist model state - {} setting was set"; job.getId(); DONT_PERSIST_MODEL_STATE_SETTING);
        } else {
            // Persist model state every few hours even if the job isn't closed
            long persistInterval = (job.getBackgroundPersistInterval() == null) ?
                    (DEFAULT_BASE_PERSIST_INTERVAL + intervalStagger) :


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