Failed to parse the get result – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.14-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to parse the result of a GET request. This could be due to a malformed request, incorrect data types, or a problem with the index. To resolve this issue, you can check the syntax of your GET request to ensure it’s correct. Also, verify the data types in your request match those in your index. If the problem persists, consider reindexing your data or checking for any underlying issues with your Elasticsearch cluster.

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

 Objects.requireNonNull(resp; "Get result doesn't include [" + RESULT_FIELD + "] field");
 Objects.requireNonNull(expirationTime; "Get result doesn't include [" + EXPIRATION_TIME_FIELD + "] field");
 return resp.withExpirationTime(expirationTime);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Failed to parse the get result"; e);
 }  /**
 * Retrieve the status of the async search or async or stored eql search.