Could not parse action status for . missing required field for unsuccessful – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Could not parse action status for . missing required field for unsuccessful – 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 ” could not parse action status for . missing required field for unsuccessful ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: rest-high-level and client.

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 “could not parse action status for [{}]. missing required field for unsuccessful”classname  is ActionStatus.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 if (successful) {
 return successful(timestamp);
 }
 if (reason == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse action status for [{}]. missing required field for unsuccessful" +
 " execution [{}.{}]"; actionId; Field.LAST_EXECUTION.getPreferredName(); Field.REASON.getPreferredName());
 }
 return failure(timestamp; reason);
 }
 }

 

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