Logger error e getMessage – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue while logging an event or message. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as incorrect logging configurations, insufficient disk space, or permission issues. To resolve this, you can check the logging configurations and correct any errors, ensure there is enough disk space, and verify that Elasticsearch has the necessary permissions to write to the log file. Additionally, you can also check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed information about the error.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Logger.error(e.getMessage()); ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Logger.error(e.getMessage());” classname is AbstractDataToProcessWriter.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         long epochMs;
        try {
            epochMs = dateTransformer.transform(record[TIME_FIELD_OUT_INDEX]);
        } catch (CannotParseTimestampException e) {
            return false;

        record[TIME_FIELD_OUT_INDEX] = Long.toString(epochMs / MS_IN_SECOND);


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