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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the error message”Binary field ” + name() + ” cannot be indexed”. To understand what might cause it to appear, read bellow frequent issues 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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