Error parsing job configuration response getId – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue while parsing the response of a job configuration request. This could be due to incorrect syntax, missing parameters, or incompatible data types in the job configuration. To resolve this, ensure that the job configuration is correctly formatted and all required parameters are included. Also, check that the data types in the configuration match those expected by Elasticsearch. If the error persists, consider debugging the response to identify any potential issues.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Error parsing job configuration [” + response.getId() + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, response.

Log Context

Log “Error parsing job configuration [” + response.getId() + “]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        BytesReference source = getResponse.getSourceAsBytesRef();
                        try {
                            Job.Builder job = parseJobLenientlyFromSource(source);
                        } catch (IOException e) {
                            logger.error("Error parsing job configuration [" + response.getId() + "]");



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