Handling failures in ES output plugin


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I get this message
[2018-10-30T18:53:51,945][WARN ][logstash.outputs.elasticsearch] Could not index event to Elasticsearch. {:status=>400, :action=>["index", {:_id=>nil, :_index=>"sunshine-txlog-2018.10.30", :_type=>"folder", :_routing=>nil}, #<LogStash::Event:0x4056f86f>], :response=>{"index"=>{"_index"=>"sunshine-txlog-2018.10.30", "_type"=>"folder", "_id"=>"AWbGUyyOzlZ3V1ugVeYw", "status"=>400, "error"=>{"type"=>"illegal_argument_exception", "reason"=>"Limit of total fields [1000] in index [sunshine-txlog-2018.10.30] has been exceeded"}}}}.

I am pretty new to logstash and ES so was wondering if there is a way to create a metric to see how many unique fields are being send to ES at a time also i think there are fields with bad key are getting through the ES (Is there way to catch it and put it in separate index).


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