Log Exception cause unwrapping ran for 10 levels. – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Exception cause unwrapping ran for 10 levels. – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Exception cause unwrapping ran for 10 levels.” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts ping. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Exception cause unwrapping ran for 10 levels…” classname is ExceptionsHelper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             if (result.getCause() == result) {
                return result;
            if (counter++ > 10) {
                // dear god; if we got more than 10 levels down; WTF? just bail
                logger.warn("Exception cause unwrapping ran for 10 levels..."; t);
                return result;
            result = result.getCause();
        return result;

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Unable to convert Kafka topic data into structured JSON with Confluent Elasticsearch sink connector

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