Failed to execute slack api http request – 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 ” Failed to execute slack api http request ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin and request.

Log Context

Log “Failed to execute slack 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);
            return SentMessages.SentMessage.responded(to; message; request; response);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.error("failed to execute slack api http request"; e);
            return SentMessages.SentMessage.error(to; message; e);

    static URI url(String name; Settings settings; Settings defaultSettings) {


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