N Explanation so far n n – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters an issue during the parsing of a request or response. The error message is incomplete, but it suggests a problem with the formatting or structure of the data. To resolve this issue, you should first check the syntax of your request. Ensure that the JSON is correctly formatted and all necessary fields are included. If the error persists, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed information about the error. You may also need to check the data you’re trying to index to ensure it’s compatible with your Elasticsearch mappings.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” ]\n[“; “Explanation so far:\n[“; “]\n ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “]\n[“; “Explanation so far:\n[“; “]\n” class name is TextStructureFinderManager.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 } catch (Exception e) {
 // Add a dummy exception containing the explanation so far - this can be invaluable for troubleshooting as incorrect
 // decisions made early on in the structure analysis can result in seemingly crazy decisions or timeouts later on
 if (explanation.isEmpty() == false) {
 new ElasticsearchException(explanation.stream().collect(Collectors.joining("]\n["; "Explanation so far:\n["; "]\n")))
 throw e;


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