Could not read search request. unknown value – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Could not read search request. unknown value – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the error message”could not read search request. unknown value”. To understand what might cause it to appear, read bellow frequent issues related to the Elasticsearch concepts: request, search, plugin.

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Log Context

Log”could not read search request. unknown value [“classname  is WatcherSearchTemplateRequest.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

case "none":
  expandOpen = false;
  expandClosed = false;
  break;
  default:
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("could not read search request. unknown value [" +
  parser.text() + "] for [" + currentFieldName + "] field ");
  }
  } else if (IGNORE_UNAVAILABLE_FIELD.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  ignoreUnavailable = parser.booleanValue();
  } else if (ALLOW_NO_INDICES_FIELD.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {

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 elasticsearch watcher could not parse search input -views 1,296 ,score 1

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: cannot write xcontent for unknown value of type class java.util.UUID? -views   531,score 1

 

 

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