Percent value – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters a percentage value that it cannot process correctly. This could be due to incorrect formatting, a value outside the acceptable range, or a conflict with the field mapping. To resolve this issue, you can check the format of the percentage value to ensure it’s correct. If the format is correct, verify that the value is within the acceptable range. Lastly, check the field mapping to ensure it’s compatible with percentage values. If necessary, you may need to update the field mapping.

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

Log Context

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

 // For each entry
for (Percentile entry : agg) {
    double percent = entry.getPercent();    // Percent
    double value = entry.getValue();        // Value"percent [{}]; value [{}]"; percent; value);

This will basically produce for the first example:


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