Cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `search_after` – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `search_after` – 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 “cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `search_after`” 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.


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Log Context

Log”cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `search_after`”classname  is SearchService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (source.collapse() != null) {
  if (context.scrollContext() != null) {
  throw new SearchException(shardTarget; "cannot use `collapse` in a scroll context");
  }
  if (context.searchAfter() != null) {
  throw new SearchException(shardTarget; "cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `search_after`");
  }
  if (context.rescore() != null && context.rescore().isEmpty() == false) {
  throw new SearchException(shardTarget; "cannot use `collapse` in conjunction with `rescore`");
  }
  final CollapseContext collapseContext = source.collapse().build(queryShardContext);

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 Feature Request: Using collapse in conjunction with search_after ¬∑  

Feature Request: Using collapse in conjunction with search_after ¬∑  



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