Copy_to in multi fields is not allowed. Found the copy_to in field ” + name + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Copy_to in multi fields is not allowed. Found the copy_to in field ” + name + ” – 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 “copy_to in multi fields is not allowed. Found the copy_to in field ” + name + “” 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: index.


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Log Context

Log”copy_to in multi fields is not allowed. Found the copy_to in field [” + name + “]”classname  is TypeParsers.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

iterator.remove();
  } else if (parseMultiField(builder; name; parserContext; propName; propNode)) {
  iterator.remove();
  } else if (propName.equals("copy_to")) {
  if (parserContext.isWithinMultiField()) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("copy_to in multi fields is not allowed. Found the copy_to in field [" + name + "] " +
  "which is within a multi field.");
  } else {
  parseCopyFields(propNode; builder);
  }
  iterator.remove();

 

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 Difference between multi field and copy-to in Elastic Search? -views 4,754 ,score 3

How to specify ElasticSearch copy_to order? -views   2,198,score 8

 

 

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