Failed to parse job document ” + hit.getId() + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Failed to parse job document ” + hit.getId() + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up  which can resolve issues causing many errors 


This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “failed to parse job document ” + hit.getId() + “” 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: plugin, document.

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 job document [” + hit.getId() + “]”classname  is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

try (InputStream stream = hit.getSourceRef().streamInput();
  XContentParser parser = XContentFactory.xContent(XContentType.JSON)
  .createParser(NamedXContentRegistry.EMPTY; LoggingDeprecationHandler.INSTANCE; stream)) {
  return Job.LENIENT_PARSER.apply(parser; null);
  } catch (IOException e) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse job document [" + hit.getId() + "]"; e);


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