Elastic watch condition proble,s

Hi!
I'm trying to figure out a watcher with condition on the amount of hits, but the evaluation always turns out null

an watcher execution (with in my mind 3 hits) gives

      "compare": {
        "resolved_values": {
          "ctx.payload.hits.total.value": null
        }

Why? I'm missing something simple I know...
The result of the execution

{
  "watch_id": "log_major_watch",
  "node": "EGj-4JoFSPe6xWjD3374vQ",
  "state": "execution_not_needed",
  "user": "elastic",
  "status": {
    "state": {
      "active": true,
      "timestamp": "2020-08-19T13:51:27.700Z"
    },
    "last_checked": "2020-08-19T18:49:27.965Z",
    "actions": {
      "log_error": {
        "ack": {
          "timestamp": "2020-08-19T13:51:27.700Z",
          "state": "awaits_successful_execution"
        }
      }
    },
    "execution_state": "execution_not_needed",
    "version": -1
  },
  "trigger_event": {
    "type": "schedule",
    "triggered_time": "2020-08-19T18:49:27.965Z",
    "schedule": {
      "scheduled_time": "2020-08-19T18:49:27.703Z"
    }
  },
  "input": {
    "search": {
      "request": {
        "search_type": "query_then_fetch",
        "indices": [
          "business"
        ],
        "rest_total_hits_as_int": true,
        "body": {
          "query": {
            "bool": {
              "must": [
                {
                  "match": {
                    "value.ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS": "Major"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "filter": [
                {
                  "range": {
                    "value.MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP": {
                      "gte": "now-5m/m",
                      "lte": "now/m"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        }
      }
    }
  },
  "condition": {
    "compare": {
      "ctx.payload.hits.total.value": {
        "gt": 0
      }
    }
  },
  "result": {
    "execution_time": "2020-08-19T18:49:27.965Z",
    "execution_duration": 860,
    "input": {
      "type": "search",
      "status": "success",
      "payload": {
        "_shards": {
          "total": 1,
          "failed": 0,
          "successful": 1,
          "skipped": 0
        },
        "hits": {
          "hits": [
            {
              "_index": "business",
              "_type": "_doc",
              "_source": {
                "@timestamp": "2020-08-19T18:49:21.578Z",
                "@version": "1",
                "@odata.context": "dsadadarnity.odata/v2.0/$metadata_1597862962258,BUSINESS_ACTIVITIES_RAW,0,USER_DEPARTMENT,OS_Name,Browser,Client_Device_Name,Activity_Detection_Status,Location_City,Measurement_Start_Timestamp,Activity_Backend_Time,Activity_Client_Time,Activity_Network_Time,SLA_Status,Activity_Name,Application_Name#BUSINESS_ACTIVITIES_RAW(ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME,ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME,ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS,ACTIVITY_NAME,ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME,APPLICATION_NAME,BROWSER,CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME,LOCATION_CITY,MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP,OS_NAME,SLA_STATUS,USER_DEPARTMENT)",
                "document_id": "732a4409a79f1fb45e7306e04aa072e1",
                "value": {
                  "ACTIVITY_NAME": "Sök kund",
                  "BROWSER": "Chrome",
                  "ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME": 0.158,
                  "OS_NAME": "MS Windows 10",
                  "CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME": "adadad",
                  "ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME": 3.963,
                  "SLA_STATUS": "Major",
                  "USER_DEPARTMENT": "Skadeservice SOS",
                  "LOCATION_CITY": "Not Mapped",
                  "ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS": "Major",
                  "MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP": "2020-08-19T20:45:53+02:00",
                  "ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME": 8.161,
                  "APPLICATION_NAME": "Y75"
                }
              },
              "_id": "732a4409a79f1fb45e7306e04aa072e1",
              "_score": 3.8933482
            },
            {
              "_index": "business",
              "_type": "_doc",
              "_source": {
                "@timestamp": "2020-08-19T18:49:21.578Z",
                "@version": "1",
                "@odata.context": "https://eu-odata.aternity.com/aternity.odata/v2.0/$dadad,BUSINESS_ACTIVITIES_RAW,0,USER_DEPARTMENT,OS_Name,Browser,Client_Device_Name,Activity_Detection_Status,Location_City,Measurement_Start_Timestamp,Activity_Backend_Time,Activity_Client_Time,Activity_Network_Time,SLA_Status,Activity_Name,Application_Name#BUSINESS_ACTIVITIES_RAW(ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME,ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME,ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS,ACTIVITY_NAME,ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME,APPLICATION_NAME,BROWSER,CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME,LOCATION_CITY,MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP,OS_NAME,SLA_STATUS,USER_DEPARTMENT)",
                "document_id": "8cbc18eeabd40e8367ea7d46468cf827",
                "value": {
                  "ACTIVITY_NAME": "Sök kund",
                  "BROWSER": "Chrome",
                  "ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME": 0.108,
                  "OS_NAME": "MS Windows 10",
                  "CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME": "SE83713SX",
                  "ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME": 3.331,
                  "SLA_STATUS": "Major",
                  "USER_DEPARTMENT": "Skadeservice SOS",
                  "LOCATION_CITY": "Not Mapped",
                  "ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS": "Major",
                  "MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP": "2020-08-19T20:48:06+02:00",
                  "ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME": 6.873,
                  "APPLICATION_NAME": "Y75"
                }
              },
              "_id": "8cbc18eeabd40e8367ea7d46468cf827",
              "_score": 3.8933482
            },
            {
              "_index": "business",
              "_type": "_doc",
              "_source": {
                "@timestamp": "2020-08-19T18:49:21.578Z",
                "@version": "1",
                "@odata.context": "https://replaced text/Detection_Status,Location_City,Measurement_Start_Timestamp,Activity_Backend_Time,Activity_Client_Time,Activity_Network_Time,SLA_Status,Activity_Name,Application_Name#BUSINESS_ACTIVITIES_RAW(ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME,ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME,ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS,ACTIVITY_NAME,ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME,APPLICATION_NAME,BROWSER,CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME,LOCATION_CITY,MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP,OS_NAME,SLA_STATUS,USER_DEPARTMENT)",
                "document_id": "f9182a91354e746c2a3db7b3494b5b7c",
                "value": {
                  "ACTIVITY_NAME": "Klicka på fliken digital akt_Få upp lista",
                  "BROWSER": "Chrome",
                  "ACTIVITY_NETWORK_TIME": 0.481,
                  "OS_NAME": "MS Windows 10",
                  "CLIENT_DEVICE_NAME": "replaced",
                  "ACTIVITY_BACKEND_TIME": 4.369,
                  "SLA_STATUS": "Major",
                  "USER_DEPARTMENT": "Skadeservice SOS",
                  "LOCATION_CITY": "Not Mapped",
                  "ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS": "Major",
                  "MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP": "2020-08-19T20:46:08+02:00",
                  "ACTIVITY_CLIENT_TIME": 123.653,
                  "APPLICATION_NAME": "Y75"
                }
              },
              "_id": "f9182a91354e746c2a3db7b3494b5b7c",
              "_score": 3.8933482
            }
          ],
          "total": 3,
          "max_score": 3.8933482
        },
        "took": 860,
        "timed_out": false
      },
      "search": {
        "request": {
          "search_type": "query_then_fetch",
          "indices": [
            "business"
          ],
          "rest_total_hits_as_int": true,
          "body": {
            "query": {
              "bool": {
                "must": [
                  {
                    "match": {
                      "value.ACTIVITY_DETECTION_STATUS": "Major"
                    }
                  }
                ],
                "filter": [
                  {
                    "range": {
                      "value.MEASUREMENT_START_TIMESTAMP": {
                        "gte": "now-5m/m",
                        "lte": "now/m"
                      }
                    }
                  }
                ]
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    },
    "condition": {
      "type": "compare",
      "status": "success",
      "met": false,
      "compare": {
        "resolved_values": {
          "ctx.payload.hits.total.value": null
        }
      }
    },
    "actions": []
  },
  "messages": []
}

Solved it myself :slight_smile: For future reference the solution was to change the condition to

  "condition": {
    "compare": {
      "ctx.payload.hits.total": {
        "gt": 0
      }
    }
  }

FYI: The reason is that due to BWC compatibility from pre 7.x versions, using total_hits_as_int as a default parameter when searching.