Failed to parse modelPlot – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to interpret the ‘modelPlot’ parameter. This could be due to incorrect syntax, invalid values, or a missing field. To resolve this issue, you can: 1) Check the syntax of your ‘modelPlot’ parameter to ensure it’s correctly formatted. 2) Verify the values you’re using are valid and supported by Elasticsearch. 3) Ensure all required fields for ‘modelPlot’ are included in your request. 4) If the error persists, consider updating or reinstalling Elasticsearch as a last resort, as the issue could be due to a bug in the software.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to parse modelPlot ” 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 modelPlot” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 .createParser(XContentParserConfiguration.EMPTY.withDeprecationHandler(LoggingDeprecationHandler.INSTANCE); stream)
 ) {
 ModelPlot modelPlot = ModelPlot.LENIENT_PARSER.apply(parser; null);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse modelPlot"; e);
 }  return new QueryPage<>(results; searchResponse.getHits().getTotalHits().value; ModelPlot.RESULTS_FIELD);