How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to load/compile script

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to load/compile script

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Failed to load/compile script” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts Index, Memory. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”failed to load/compile script [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        } else {
                            logger.warn("skipping compile of script file [{}] as all scripted operations are disabled for file scripts"; file.toAbsolutePath());
                    } catch (Throwable e) {
                        logger.warn("failed to load/compile script [{}]"; e; scriptNameExt.v1());

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 :


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