Could not parse trigger for . expected trigger an object as the trigger body; – 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 trigger for . expected trigger an object as the trigger body; ” 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 trigger [{}] for [{}]. expected trigger an object as the trigger body;”classname  is TriggerService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

jobName; token);
 }
 String type = parser.currentName();
 token = parser.nextToken();
 if (token != XContentParser.Token.START_OBJECT) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse trigger [{}] for [{}]. expected trigger an object as the trigger body;" +
 " but found [{}]"; type; jobName; token);
 }
 Trigger trigger = parseTrigger(jobName; type; parser);
 token = parser.nextToken();
 if (token != XContentParser.Token.END_OBJECT) {

 

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