Aggregation ” + name + ” cannot support regular expression style – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Aggregation ” + name + ” cannot support regular expression style – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log”Aggregation [” + name + “] cannot support regular expression style”classname  is TermsAggregatorFactory.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

subAggCollectMode = pickSubAggColectMode(factories; bucketCountThresholds.getShardSize(); maxOrd);
  }
 
  if ((includeExclude != null) && (includeExclude.isRegexBased()) && format != DocValueFormat.RAW) {
  // TODO this exception message is not really accurate for the string case. It's really disallowing regex + formatter
  throw new AggregationExecutionException("Aggregation [" + name + "] cannot support regular expression style "
  + "include/exclude settings as they can only be applied to string fields. Use an array of values for "
  + "include/exclude clauses");
  }
 
  // TODO: [Zach] we might want refactor and remove ExecutionMode#create(); moving that logic outside the enum

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