Unable to parse response body – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Unable to parse response body – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

February-21, Version: 1.7-8.0

To understand why Elasticsearch is unable to parse the responce body, we recommend you run the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up. It will analyse your cluster and help you resolve and prevent this error from occuring again.
The tool is free and require no installation.

This guide will review common problems related to shards and searches that might cause shard failure.

Log Context

Log”Unable to parse response body”classname  is RestHighLevelClient.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else {
  try {
  elasticsearchException = parseEntity(entity; BytesRestResponse::errorFromXContent);
  elasticsearchException.addSuppressed(responseException);
  } catch (Exception e) {
  elasticsearchException = new ElasticsearchStatusException("Unable to parse response body"; restStatus; responseException);
  elasticsearchException.addSuppressed(e);
  }
  }
  return elasticsearchException;
  }

 

Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

Analyze your cluster