Failed to parse on the – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to parse the data it has received. This could be due to incorrect data format, a syntax error in the query, or a mismatch between the data type and the field type. To resolve this issue, you can check the data format and ensure it matches the expected format. Also, review your query for any syntax errors. Lastly, ensure the data type matches the field type in your Elasticsearch index.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to parse [{}/{}] on the [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

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

                        listener.onResponse(false == doesNotExistResponseChecker.apply(response));
                    } else {
                        onFailure(new ResponseException(response));
                } catch (Exception e) {
                    logger.error((Supplier>) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to parse [{}/{}] on the [{}]";
                                                                              resourceBasePath; resourceName; resourceOwnerName);