How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Unable to apply field level security

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Unable to apply field level security

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Unable to apply field level security” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts index, plugin, rest-high-level. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Unable to apply field level security” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


            return permissions.getFieldPermissions().filter(wrappedReader);
        } catch (IOException e) {
            logger.error("Unable to apply field level security");
            throw ExceptionsHelper.convertToElastic(e);


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 Elastic Stack 6 6 1 And 5 6 15 Secu  

Github Issue Number 30046  

Field Level Security/203573

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