command missing the shard parameter – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



command missing the shard parameter – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “command missing the shard parameter” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: routing, shard, allocation, cluster.


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Log Context

Log”[{}] command missing the shard parameter”classname  is MoveAllocationCommand.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  if (index == null) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command missing the index parameter"; NAME);
  }
  if (shardId == -1) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command missing the shard parameter"; NAME);
  }
  if (fromNode == null) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command missing the from_node parameter"; NAME);
  }
  if (toNode == null) {

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 ElasticSearch: Unassigned Shards, how to fix? -views 222,251 ,score 164

Option missing “fix” on startup – Elasticsearch – Discuss the Elastic …  



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