Failed to execute hipchat api http request – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to execute a request to the HipChat API. This could be due to network issues, incorrect API endpoint, or invalid credentials. To resolve this, you can check your network connection, ensure the API endpoint is correct, and verify your HipChat API credentials. Additionally, check if the HipChat API is operational and not experiencing any downtime.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to execute hipchat api http request ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, request.

Log Context

Log “failed to execute hipchat api http request” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                try {
                    HttpResponse response = httpClient.execute(request);
                    sentMessages.add(SentMessages.SentMessage.responded(room; SentMessages.SentMessage.TargetType.ROOM; message; request;
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.error("failed to execute hipchat api http request"; e);
                    sentMessages.add(SentMessages.SentMessage.error(room; SentMessages.SentMessage.TargetType.ROOM; message; e));
        return new SentMessages(name; sentMessages);


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