Key point doc count – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 2.3-2.3

Briefly, this error occurs when there is a discrepancy in the document count in Elasticsearch. This could be due to a variety of reasons such as data corruption, incorrect indexing, or a bug in the system. To resolve this issue, you can try re-indexing your data, ensuring that your data is correctly formatted and not corrupted, or updating your Elasticsearch to the latest version to fix any potential bugs. Additionally, you can also check your cluster health and perform necessary actions based on its status.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” key [{}]; point {}; doc_count [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: aggregations.

Log Context

Log “key [{}]; point {}; doc_count [{}]” classname is geohashgrid-aggregation.asciidoc.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 for (GeoHashGrid.Bucket entry : agg.getBuckets()) {
    String keyAsString = entry.getKeyAsString(); // key as String
    GeoPoint key = (GeoPoint) entry.getKey();    // key as geo point
    long docCount = entry.getDocCount();         // Doc count"key [{}]; point {}; doc_count [{}]"; keyAsString; key; docCount);

This will basically produce:


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