Failed to parse object; unexpected structure – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to parse object; unexpected structure – 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; unexpected structure ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: rest-high-level and client.

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; unexpected structure”classname  is PutPrivilegesResponse.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

final Map statusMap = (Map) createdOrUpdated.get(privilegeName);
 final Object status = statusMap.get("created");
 if (status instanceof Boolean) {
 privilegeToStatus.put(privilegeName; (Boolean) status);
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Failed to parse object; unexpected structure");
 }
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Failed to parse object; unexpected structure");
 }
 }

 

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