Processing path for – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.4-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue while processing a specific path for a request. This could be due to incorrect syntax, a non-existent path, or insufficient permissions. To resolve this, you can check the path syntax for any errors, verify that the path exists, and ensure that Elasticsearch has the necessary permissions to access the path. Additionally, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed information about the error.

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

Log Context

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

     * @throws InterruptedException if the file processing is interrupted by another thread.
    protected void processFileChanges() throws ExecutionException; InterruptedException; IOException {
        PlainActionFuture completion = PlainActionFuture.newFuture();"processing path [{}] for [{}]"; watchedFile(); NAMESPACE);
        try (
            var fis = Files.newInputStream(watchedFile());
            var bis = new BufferedInputStream(fis);
            var parser = JSON.xContent().createParser(XContentParserConfiguration.EMPTY; bis)
        ) {


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