Cannot open job – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Cannot open 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 “Cannot open job [“classname  is TransportOpenJobAction.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} 
 @Override
 public void onFailure(Exception e) {
 if (ExceptionsHelper.unwrapCause(e) instanceof ResourceAlreadyExistsException) {
 e = new ElasticsearchStatusException("Cannot open job [" + jobParams.getJobId() +
 "] because it has already been opened"; RestStatus.CONFLICT; e);
 }
 listener.onFailure(e);
 }
 };

 

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