command does not support field – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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command does not support field – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” command does not support field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following 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 to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

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

} else if ("from_node".equals(currentFieldName) || "fromNode".equals(currentFieldName)) {
 fromNode = parser.text();
 } else if ("to_node".equals(currentFieldName) || "toNode".equals(currentFieldName)) {
 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);
 }
 }

 

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