Could not parse trigger incident event context unexpected field for – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to parse a trigger incident event due to an unexpected field. This usually happens when there’s a mismatch between the expected and actual data structure. To resolve this issue, you can: 1) Check the data structure and ensure it matches the expected format. 2) Validate the JSON input for any syntax errors. 3) Review the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information. 4) Update the mapping of the index if the field is new and not yet recognized by Elasticsearch.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” could not parse trigger incident event context. unexpected field [{}] for ” 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 trigger incident event context. unexpected field [{}] for” class name is IncidentEventContext.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (href == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse trigger incident event context. missing required field " +
 "[{}] for [{}] context"; XField.HREF.getPreferredName(); Type.LINK.name().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT));
 }
 if (src != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse trigger incident event context. unexpected field [{}] for " +
 "[{}] context"; XField.SRC.getPreferredName(); Type.LINK.name().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT));
 }
 if (alt != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse trigger incident event context. unexpected field [{}] for " +
 "[{}] context"; XField.ALT.getPreferredName(); Type.LINK.name().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT));

 

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