The task wasnt found; status is not updated – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” The task wasnt found; status is not updated ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: cluster, persistent and task.


Log Context

Log “The task [{}] wasn’t found; status is not updated” classname is PersistentTasksClusterService.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                 } else {
                    if (tasksInProgress.hasTask(id)) {
                        logger.warn("The task [{}] with id [{}] was found but it has a different allocation id [{}]; status is not updated";
                                PersistentTasksCustomMetaData.getTaskWithId(currentState; id).getTaskName(); id; allocationId);
                    } else {
                        logger.warn("The task [{}] wasn't found; status is not updated"; id);
                    }
                    throw new ResourceNotFoundException("the task with id [" + id + "] and allocation id [" + allocationId + "] not found");
                }
            }





 

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