Error parsing anomaly detector job configuration – 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 ” Error parsing anomaly detector job configuration ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Error parsing anomaly detector job configuration [” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                                     BytesReference source = hit.getSourceRef();
                                    Job.Builder job = parseJobLenientlyFromSource(source);
                                } catch (IOException e) {
                                    // TODO A better way to handle this rather than just ignoring the error?
                                    logger.error("Error parsing anomaly detector job configuration [" + hit.getId() + "]"; e);



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