Log No river type provided for . ignoring – How To Solve Related Issues

Log No river type provided for . ignoring – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Feb-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “No river type provided for . ignoring” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts routing. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”no river type provided for [{}]; ignoring…” classname is RiversRouter.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                        logger.debug("{}/{}/_meta document found."; riverIndexName; mappingType);

                        String riverType = XContentMapValues.nodeStringValue(getResponse.getSourceAsMap().get("type"); null);
                        if (riverType == null) {
                            logger.warn("no river type provided for [{}]; ignoring..."; riverIndexName);
                        } else {
                            routingBuilder.put(new RiverRouting(new RiverName(riverType; mappingType); null));
                            dirty = true;
                    } else {

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