Could not parse as address. address must either be a string (RFC822 encoded) or – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Could not parse as address. address must either be a string (RFC822 encoded) or – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log”could not parse [{}] as address. address must either be a string (RFC822 encoded) or”classname  is Email.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} catch (AddressException ae) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [" + field + "] as address"; ae);
  }
 
  }
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not parse [{}] as address. address must either be a string (RFC822 encoded) or " +
  "an object specifying the address [name] and [email]"; field);
  }
 
  public static Address parse(Settings settings; String name) {
  String value = settings.get(name);

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