Cannot update task with id ” + taskId + “; the task no longer exists – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Cannot update task with id ” + taskId + “; the task no longer exists – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “cannot update task with id ” + taskId + “; the task no longer exists” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: task, persistent.


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Log Context

Log”cannot update task with id {” + taskId + “}; the task no longer exists”classname  is PersistentTasksCustomMetadata.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

PersistentTask> taskInProgress = tasks.get(taskId);
  if (taskInProgress != null) {
  changed = true;
  tasks.put(taskId; new PersistentTask(taskInProgress; taskState));
  } else {
  throw new ResourceNotFoundException("cannot update task with id {" + taskId + "}; the task no longer exists");
  }
  return this;
  }
 
  /**

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 ElasticSearch updates are not immediate, how do you wait for ElasticSearch to finish updating it's index? -views 9,254 ,score 19

Get status of a task Elasticsearch for a long running update query -views   4,243,score 6



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