Unable to rollup index originalIndex – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.12-8.2

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to rollup an index, which is a process of summarizing and storing historical data. This could be due to various reasons such as insufficient permissions, incorrect rollup configuration, or issues with the underlying data. To resolve this, ensure that the user has the necessary permissions, the rollup configuration is correct, and the data in the original index is not corrupted or missing. Also, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error messages that can help pinpoint the exact issue.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to rollup index [” + originalIndex + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, index.

Log Context

Log “Unable to rollup index [” + originalIndex + “]” class name is TransportRollupAction.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public void onResponse(AcknowledgedResponse acknowledgedResponse) {
 if (e == null && acknowledgedResponse.isAcknowledged()) {
 } else {
 listener.onFailure(new ElasticsearchException("Unable to rollup index [" + originalIndex + "]"; e));
 }  @Override
 public void onFailure(Exception deleteException) {


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