Could not parse condition for watch . expected an object – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

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 an object ” 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 an object”classname  is ArrayCompareCondition.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

"field indicating the comparison value or comparison quantifier; but found [{}] instead";
 TYPE; watchId; token);
 }
 }
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] condition for watch [{}]. expected an object " +
 "for field [{}] but found [{}] instead"; TYPE; watchId; op.id(); token);
 }
 }
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] condition for watch [{}]. expected a field indicating" +

 

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