Failed to migrate user user with body – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.17

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to migrate a user due to issues with the user’s data or body. This could be due to incorrect data format, missing required fields, or a problem with the Elasticsearch cluster. To resolve this, ensure the user data is correctly formatted and all required fields are present. If the problem persists, check the health of your Elasticsearch cluster and ensure it’s functioning properly. Also, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to migrate user [” + user + “] with body: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “failed to migrate user [” + user + “] with body: ” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("failed to migrate user [" + user + "] with body: " + reqBody; e);
 }  Set getRolesThatExist(Terminal terminal; Settings settings; Environment env; OptionSet options) throws Exception {


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