Script Too many dynamic script compilations within; max: – 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 ” script Too many dynamic script compilations within; max: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 “[script] Too many dynamic script compilations within; max: [“classname  is ScriptCache.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}); 
 if(!tokenBucketState.tokenSuccessfullyTaken) {
 scriptMetrics.onCompilationLimit();
 // Otherwise reject the request
 throw new CircuitBreakingException("[script] Too many dynamic script compilations within; max: [" +
 rate.v1() + "/" + rate.v2() +"]; please use indexed; or scripts with parameters instead; " +
 "this limit can be changed by the [" + contextRateSetting + "] setting";
 CircuitBreaker.Durability.TRANSIENT);
 }
 }

 

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