Bulk index of results has errors: – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Bulk index of results has errors: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: bulk, index and plugin.

Log Context

Log “[{}] Bulk index of results has errors: {}” classname is JobResultsPersister.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             logger.trace("[{}] ES API CALL: bulk request with {} actions"; jobId; bulkRequest.numberOfActions());

            try (ThreadContext.StoredContext ignore = client.threadPool().getThreadContext().stashWithOrigin(ML_ORIGIN)) {
                BulkResponse addRecordsResponse = client.bulk(bulkRequest).actionGet();
                if (addRecordsResponse.hasFailures()) {
                    logger.error("[{}] Bulk index of results has errors: {}"; jobId; addRecordsResponse.buildFailureMessage());

            bulkRequest = new BulkRequest();


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