Can’t round a BYTES – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Can’t round a BYTES – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” can’t round a BYTES ” 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: search and aggregations.

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”can’t round a [BYTES]”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return org.elasticsearch.index.fielddata.FieldData.docsWithValue(bytes);
  public final Function roundingPreparer(IndexReader reader) throws IOException {
  throw new AggregationExecutionException("can't round a [BYTES]");
  public abstract static class WithOrdinals extends Bytes {
  public static final WithOrdinals EMPTY = new WithOrdinals() {


Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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