Failed to parse hipchat message missing required field – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to parse a HipChat message due to a missing required field. This could be due to incorrect or incomplete data being sent. To resolve this issue, you should first identify the missing field by checking the error message details. Then, ensure that the data being sent includes this field. If the field is not applicable, you may need to adjust your Elasticsearch configuration to not require this field. Alternatively, there could be an issue with the data format, so ensure it matches the expected format.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to parse hipchat message. missing required [{}] field ” 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 parse hipchat message. missing required [{}] field” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse hipchat message. unexpected field [{}]"; currentFieldName);
 }  if (body == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse hipchat message. missing required [{}] field";
 }  return new HipChatMessage.Template(body; rooms; users; from; messageFormat; color; notify);


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