Timeout waiting for inference result – 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 ” timeout waiting for inference result ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “timeout [{}] waiting for inference result”classname  is DeploymentManager.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

void onTimeout() {
 if (notified.compareAndSet(false; true)) {
 new ElasticsearchStatusException("timeout [{}] waiting for inference result"; RestStatus.REQUEST_TIMEOUT; timeout)
 logger.debug("[{}] request [{}] received timeout after [{}] but listener already alerted"; modelId; requestId; timeout);


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