Cannot reset job while indices are being upgraded – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” cannot reset job while indices are being upgraded ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: indices, plugin.

Log Context

Log “cannot reset job while indices are being upgraded”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

ResetJobAction.Request request;
 ClusterState state;
 ActionListener listener
 ) throws Exception {
 if (MlMetadata.getMlMetadata(state).isUpgradeMode()) {
 listener.onFailure(ExceptionsHelper.conflictStatusException("cannot reset job while indices are being upgraded"));
 final TaskId taskId = new TaskId(clusterService.localNode().getId(); task.getId());


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