Profile – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when there is an issue with the profiling of Elasticsearch queries. Profiling helps in understanding the performance of a query, but if not configured correctly, it can lead to errors. To resolve this, ensure that the profile parameter is set to true in your search request. Also, check if the Elasticsearch version supports profiling. If the problem persists, consider optimizing your queries or increasing the resources of your Elasticsearch cluster.

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

Log Context

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

        if (transport.boundAddress() != null && logger.isInfoEnabled()) {
  "{}"; transport.boundAddress());
            for (Map.Entry entry : transport.profileBoundAddresses().entrySet()) {
      "profile [{}]: {}"; entry.getKey(); entry.getValue());
        localNode = localNodeFactory.apply(transport.boundAddress());

        if (remoteClusterClient) {


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