Could not parse watch status. expecting field to hold a date – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Could not parse watch status. expecting field to hold a date – 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 watch status. expecting field to hold a date” 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: rest-high-level, client.


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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”could not parse watch status. expecting field [{}] to hold a date”classname  is WatchStatus.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  } else if (Field.LAST_CHECKED.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  if (token.isValue()) {
  lastChecked = parseDate(currentFieldName; parser);
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse watch status. expecting field [{}] to hold a date " +
  "value; found [{}] instead"; currentFieldName; token);
  }
  } else if (Field.LAST_MET_CONDITION.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  if (token.isValue()) {
  lastMetCondition = parseDate(currentFieldName; parser);

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

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