Error while updating state for rollup job – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue while updating the state for a rollup job. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as insufficient permissions, network issues, or a problem with the rollup configuration. To resolve this issue, you can check the user permissions to ensure they have the necessary rights to perform the operation. Also, verify the network connectivity between the nodes. Lastly, review the rollup job configuration for any errors or inconsistencies and correct them if necessary.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Error while updating state for rollup job [ ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Error while updating state for rollup job [” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 (exc) -> {
 // We were unable to update the persistent status; so we need to shutdown the indexer too.
 new ElasticsearchException("Error while updating state for rollup job [" + job.getConfig().getId()
 + "] to [" + state.getIndexerState() + "]."; exc)


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