Could not parse transform for watch . failed to parse script – 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 transform for watch . failed to parse script ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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 [{}] transform for watch [{}]. failed to parse script”classname  is ScriptTransform.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

public static ScriptTransform parse(String watchId; XContentParser parser) throws IOException {
 try {
 Script script = Script.parse(parser);
 return new ScriptTransform(script);
 } catch (ElasticsearchParseException pe) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] transform for watch [{}]. failed to parse script"; pe; TYPE;
 watchId);
 }
 } 
 public static Builder builder(Script script) {

 

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