Task is missing – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Task is missing – 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 ” task is missing ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: task.

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 “task [{}] is missing”classname  is TransportTasksAction.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

operation.accept((OperationTask) task);
 } else {
 throw new ResourceNotFoundException("task [{}] doesn't support this operation"; request.getTaskId());
 }
 } else {
 throw new ResourceNotFoundException("task [{}] is missing"; request.getTaskId());
 }
 } else {
 for (Task task : taskManager.getTasks().values()) {
 if (request.match(task)) {
 operation.accept((OperationTask) task);

 

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