Exception trying to setParsedAggregations – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Exception trying to setParsedAggregations ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: aggregations and plugin.

Log Context

Log “Exception trying to setParsedAggregations” classname is DatafeedConfig.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         public void setParsedAggregations(AggregatorFactories.Builder aggregations) {
            try {
                this.aggProvider = AggProvider.fromParsedAggs(aggregations);
            } catch (IOException exception) {
                // eat exception as it should never happen
                logger.error("Exception trying to setParsedAggregations"; exception);

        private void setAggregationsSafe(AggProvider aggProvider) {
            if (this.aggProvider != null) {


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