Could not parse schedule: – 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 schedule: ” 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 schedule: {}”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (token == XContentParser.Token.VALUE_STRING) {
 String value = parser.text();
 return new IntervalSchedule(Interval.parse(value));
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse schedule: {}"; e; e.getMessage());
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] schedule. expected either a numeric value " +
 "(millis) or a string value representing time value (e.g. '5s'); but found [{}]"; TYPE; token);


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