and must be valid float values – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” and must be valid float values ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “[{}] and [{}] must be valid float values”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ElasticsearchParseException("token [{}] not allowed"; subParser.currentToken());
 if (numberFormatException != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] and [{}] must be valid float values"; numberFormatException;
 } else if (Float.isNaN(x)) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("field [{}] missing"; X_FIELD.getPreferredName());
 } else if (Float.isNaN(y)) {


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