Boosting query requires ‘negative’ query to be set’ – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues


Boosting query requires ‘negative’ query to be set’ – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” boosting query requires ‘negative’ query to be set’ ” 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: query and index.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”[boosting] query requires ‘negative’ query to be set'”classname  is BoostingQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (!positiveQueryFound) {
  throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[boosting] query requires 'positive' query to be set'");
  }
  if (!negativeQueryFound) {
  throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[boosting] query requires 'negative' query to be set'");
  }
  if (negativeBoost 

 

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