Could not parse trigger for . expected trigger an object as the trigger body; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Could not parse trigger for . expected trigger an object as the trigger body; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch 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 trigger for . expected trigger an object as the trigger body;” 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: plugin.


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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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