Failed to parse change password request. unexpected field – 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 ” failed to parse change password request. unexpected field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request and 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 “failed to parse change password request. unexpected field [{}]”classname  is ChangePasswordRequestBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException(
 "expected field [{}] to be of type string; but found [{}] instead"; currentFieldName; token);
 }
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse change password request. unexpected field [{}]";
 currentFieldName);
 }
 }
 }
 return this;

 

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