Trying to override task with id ” + taskId + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Trying to override task with id ” + taskId + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: task and persistent.

Log Context

Log “Trying to override task with id {” + taskId + “}”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Assignment assignment) {
 changed = true;
 PersistentTask previousTask = tasks.put(taskId; new PersistentTask<>(taskId; taskName; params;
 getNextAllocationId(); assignment));
 if (previousTask != null) {
 throw new ResourceAlreadyExistsException("Trying to override task with id {" + taskId + "}");
 return this;


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