Failed to parse failures array. At least one of reason;cause must be present – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Failed to parse failures array. At least one of reason;cause must be present – 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 “failed to parse failures array. At least one of reason;cause must be present” 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: reindex, index.


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”failed to parse failures array. At least one of {reason;cause} must be present”classname  is BulkByScrollResponse.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return new SearchFailure(searchExc; index; shardId; nodeId);
  } else {
  return new SearchFailure(searchExc; index; shardId; nodeId; RestStatus.fromCode(status));
  }
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse failures array. At least one of {reason;cause} must be present");
  }
  }
 
  @Override
  public String toString() {

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 :

1 Getting Failed to execute phase [query], all shards failed …  

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