Triggered watches could not be deleted ; failure – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Triggered watches could not be deleted ; failure ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Triggered watches could not be deleted {}; failure [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        .filter(r -> r.getIndex().startsWith(TriggeredWatchStoreField.INDEX_NAME))
                        .collect(Collectors.toMap(BulkItemResponse::getId; BulkItemResponse::getFailureMessage));
                    if (triggeredWatches.isEmpty() == false) {
                        String failure = triggeredWatches.values().stream().collect(Collectors.joining("; "));
                        logger.error("triggered watches could not be deleted {}; failure [{}]";
                            triggeredWatches.keySet(); Strings.substring(failure; 0; 2000));

                    Map overwrittenIds =


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