How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to execute transform for

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to execute transform for

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to execute transform for” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Failed to execute [{}] transform for [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

    public ScriptTransform.Result execute(WatchExecutionContext ctx; Payload payload) {
        try {
            return doExecute(ctx; payload);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.error((Supplier) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to execute [{}] transform for [{}]"; TYPE;; e);
            return new ScriptTransform.Result(e);

    ScriptTransform.Result doExecute(WatchExecutionContext ctx; Payload payload) throws IOException {

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 Github Issue Number 32590  

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