Script_score: the script could not be loaded – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” script_score: the script could not be loaded ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

Log Context

Log “script_score: the script could not be loaded”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

ScoreScript.Factory factory = context.compile(script; ScoreScript.CONTEXT);
 ScoreScript.LeafFactory searchScript = factory.newFactory(script.getParams(); context.lookup());
 return new ScriptScoreFunction(script; searchScript;
 context.index().getName(); context.getShardId(); context.indexVersionCreated());
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "script_score: the script could not be loaded"; e);
 public static ScriptScoreFunctionBuilder fromXContent(XContentParser parser)
 throws IOException; ParsingException {


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