How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error while attempting to bulk index documents:

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Error while attempting to bulk index documents:

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Error while attempting to bulk index documents:” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts bulk, index, indexer, indexing, plugin. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Error while attempting to bulk index documents:” classname is AsyncTwoPhaseIndexer.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             stats.markStartIndexing();
            doNextBulk(bulkRequest; ActionListener.wrap(bulkResponse -> {
                // TODO we should check items in the response and move after accordingly to
                // resume the failing buckets ?
                if (bulkResponse.hasFailures()) {
                    logger.warn("Error while attempting to bulk index documents: " + bulkResponse.buildFailureMessage());
                }
                stats.incrementNumOutputDocuments(bulkResponse.getItems().length);
                if (checkState(getState()) == false) {
                    return;
                }




Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Bulk(helpers) Indexing Error in Elastic search Python 4.32 K 1

Github Issue Number 39974  

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