Inconsistent mget item response – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when there is a mismatch between the expected and actual response from a multi-get (mget) operation in Elasticsearch. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as network issues, incorrect request format, or issues with the Elasticsearch cluster. To resolve this issue, you can try the following: 1) Check the format of your mget request to ensure it’s correct. 2) Verify the health of your Elasticsearch cluster. 3) Check your network connection to the Elasticsearch cluster. 4) Ensure the requested documents exist in the index.

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

Log Context

Log “Inconsistent mget item response [{}] [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                                    errors.put(profileUid; new ResourceNotFoundException("profile document not found"));
                            } else {
                                assert false
                                    : "Inconsistent mget item response [" + itemResponse.getIndex() + "] [" + itemResponse.getId() + "]";
                                logger.error("Inconsistent mget item response [{}] [{}]"; itemResponse.getIndex(); itemResponse.getId());
                        listener.onResponse(new ResultsAndErrors(retrievedDocs; errors));
                    }; listener::onFailure))


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