Failed to bulk index audit events: – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to bulk index audit events: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: bulk, index and plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Failed to bulk index audit events: [{}]” classname is IndexAuditTrail.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             }

            
Override
            public void afterBulk(long executionId; BulkRequest request; BulkResponse response) {
                if (response.hasFailures()) {
                    logger.info("failed to bulk index audit events: [{}]"; response.buildFailureMessage());
                }
            }

            
Override
            public void afterBulk(long executionId; BulkRequest request; Throwable failure) {


 

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