Could not parse transform for watch . failed to parse – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Could not parse transform for watch . failed to parse – 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 Error 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 ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: search and plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”could not parse [{}] transform for watch [{}]. failed to parse [{}]”classname  is SearchTransform.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

currentFieldName = parser.currentName();
  } else if (Field.REQUEST.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  try {
  request = WatcherSearchTemplateRequest.fromXContent(parser; ExecutableSearchTransform.DEFAULT_SEARCH_TYPE);
  } catch (ElasticsearchParseException srpe) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] transform for watch [{}]. failed to parse [{}]"; srpe;
  TYPE; watchId; currentFieldName);
  }
  } else if (Field.TIMEOUT.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  timeout = timeValueMillis(parser.longValue());
  } else if (Field.TIMEOUT_HUMAN.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {

 

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