Failed to render document ; skipping it – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to render document ; skipping it ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: bulk, document and plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Failed to render document [{}]; skipping it [{}]” classname is HttpExportBulk.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 
            logger.trace("added index request [index={}; type={}; id={}]"; index; doc.getType(); id);

            return BytesReference.toBytes(out.bytes());
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn((Supplier>) () -> new ParameterizedMessage("failed to render document [{}]; skipping it [{}]"; doc; name); e);

            return BytesRef.EMPTY_BYTES;
        }
    }





 

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