Invalid policy – 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 ” invalid policy ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

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 “invalid policy”classname  is LifecyclePolicyUtils.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

try {
 XContentHelper.convertToMap(source; false; XContentType.JSON).v2();
 } catch (NotXContentException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("policy must not be empty");
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("invalid policy"; e);
 }
 }
 }

 

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