Binary field ” + name() + ” cannot be indexed – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Binary field ” + name() + ” cannot be indexed – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Binary field ” + name() + ” cannot be indexed” 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: index.


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Log Context

Log”Binary field [” + name() + “] cannot be indexed”classname  is BinaryFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 
  @Override
  public Builder index(boolean index) {
  if (index) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("Binary field [" + name() + "] cannot be indexed");
  }
  return builder;
  }
  }

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Elasticsearch : Root mapping definition has unsupported parameters index : not_analyzed -views 86,694 ,score 72

UTF8 encoding is longer than the max length 32766 -views   44,607,score 61



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