command does not support complex json tokens – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

command does not support complex json tokens – 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 ” command does not support complex json tokens ” 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: routing, allocation and cluster.

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”[{}] command does not support complex json tokens [{}]”classname  is MoveAllocationCommand.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

toNode = parser.text();
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command does not support field [{}]"; NAME; currentFieldName);
  }
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command does not support complex json tokens [{}]"; NAME; token);
  }
  }
  if (index == null) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}] command missing the index parameter"; NAME);
  }

 

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

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