Mappings for are outdated ; updating it. – How to solve related issues

Mappings for are outdated ; updating it. – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Mappings for are outdated ; updating it. ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log “Mappings for [{}] are outdated [{}]; updating it[{}].” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                         Version mappingVersion = Version.fromString(versionString);

                        if (mappingVersion.onOrAfter(minVersion)) {
                        } else {
                  "Mappings for [{}] are outdated [{}]; updating it[{}]."; index; mappingVersion; Version.CURRENT);
                    } else {
              "Version of mappings for [{}] not found; recreating"; index);


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

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