Failed to parse indices privileges for role . expected field value to – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Failed to parse indices privileges for role . expected field value to – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

July-20, 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 indices privileges for role . expected field value to ” 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: indices and plugin.

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Log Context

Log”failed to parse indices privileges for role [{}]. expected field [{}] value to”classname  is RoleDescriptor.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

private static RoleDescriptor.IndicesPrivileges parseIndex(String roleName; XContentParser parser;
  boolean allow2xFormat) throws IOException {
  XContentParser.Token token = parser.currentToken();
  if (token != XContentParser.Token.START_OBJECT) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse indices privileges for role [{}]. expected field [{}] value to " +
  "be an array of objects; but found an array element of type [{}]"; roleName; parser.currentName(); token);
  }
  String currentFieldName = null;
  String[] names = null;
  BytesReference query = null;

 

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