Could not parse condition for watch . expected a field indicating the – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” could not parse condition for watch . expected a field indicating the ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.


Log Context

Log “could not parse [{}] condition for watch [{}]. expected a field indicating the”classname  is CompareCondition.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

XContentParser.Token token;
 while ((token = parser.nextToken()) != XContentParser.Token.END_OBJECT) {
 if (token == XContentParser.Token.FIELD_NAME) {
 path = parser.currentName();
 } else if (path == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] condition for watch [{}]. expected a field indicating the " +
 "compared path; but found [{}] instead"; TYPE; watchId; token);
 } else if (token == XContentParser.Token.START_OBJECT) {
 token = parser.nextToken();
 if (token != XContentParser.Token.FIELD_NAME) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] condition for watch [{}]. expected a field indicating the" +

 

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