Compile error – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” compile error ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 “compile error”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

pos = new ScriptException.Position(originalOffset; startOffset; endOffset);
 throw new ScriptException("compile error"; t; scriptStack; scriptSource; PainlessScriptEngine.NAME; pos);
 // very simple heuristic: +/- 25 chars. can be improved later.
 private int getPreviousStatement(int offset) {
 return Math.max(0; offset - 25);


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