Failed to execute progress listener on query result – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 1-1.1

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch fails to execute a progress listener while processing a query result. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as a bug in the code, a network issue, or a resource constraint. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check the code for any bugs or errors, 2) Ensure that the network connection is stable and reliable, 3) Check if there are sufficient resources available for OpenSearch to operate efficiently, and 4) Update OpenSearch to the latest version as it may contain fixes for this issue.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [{}] Failed to execute progress listener on query result ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: query, search.

Log Context

Log “[{}] Failed to execute progress listener on query result” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    final void notifyQueryResult(int shardIndex) {
        try {
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn(() -> new ParameterizedMessage("[{}] Failed to execute progress listener on query result";
                shards.get(shardIndex)); e);

    final void notifyQueryFailure(int shardIndex; SearchShardTarget shardTarget; Exception exc) {


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