Failed to parse object: empty key – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to parse object: empty key – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to parse object: empty key ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “Failed to parse object: empty key”classname  is XContentParserUtils.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return;
 }
 // if we didn't find a delimiter we ignore the object or array for forward compatibility instead of throwing an error
 parser.skipChildren();
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Failed to parse object: empty key");
 }
 }
 }

 

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