Error loading watches index: – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Error loading watches index: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: indexing and plugin.

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 “Error loading watches index: [{}]” classname is WatcherIndexingListener.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         configuration = INACTIVE;
                    } else {
                        checkWatchIndexHasChanged(metaData; event);
                    }
                } catch (IllegalStateException e) {
                    logger.error("error loading watches index: [{}]"; e.getMessage());
                    configuration = INACTIVE;
                }
            }
        } else {
            configuration = INACTIVE;




 

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