Log Error loading watches index: – How To Solve Related Issues



Log 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 try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up  which can resolve issues causing many log errors (free and no installation required)

 

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Error loading watches index:” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: indexing, plugin.


Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations. 

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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