Start object expected ” + INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Start object expected ” + INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “start object expected ” + INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS + “” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: repositories.


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Log Context

Log”start object expected [” + INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS + “]”classname  is RepositoryData.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  }
  }
  } else if (INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS.equals(field)) {
  if (parser.nextToken() != XContentParser.Token.START_OBJECT) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("start object expected [" + INDEX_METADATA_IDENTIFIERS + "]");
  }
  indexMetaIdentifiers.putAll(parser.mapStrings());
  } else if (MIN_VERSION.equals(field)) {
  if (parser.nextToken() != XContentParser.Token.VALUE_STRING) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("version string expected [min_version]");

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 BULK API : Malformed action/metadata line [3], expected START_OBJECT but found [VALUE_STRING] -views 11,126 ,score 10

Import Error “expected START_OBJECT or END_OBJECT but found …  



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