Does not support – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.16-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when you’re trying to use a feature or operation that is not supported by the current Elasticsearch object or method. This could be due to a mismatch between the Elasticsearch version and the feature you’re trying to use, or incorrect usage of an API. To resolve this issue, you can check the Elasticsearch version and ensure it supports the feature you’re trying to use. Alternatively, review the API documentation to ensure you’re using it correctly. If the error persists, consider updating your Elasticsearch version or using a different method to achieve your goal.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [{}] does not support [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: sort, search.

Log Context

Log “[{}] does not support [{}]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 "Only geohashes of type string supported for field [{}]";
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[{}] does not support [{}]"; NAME; currentName);
 }  GeoDistanceSortBuilder result = new GeoDistanceSortBuilder(fieldName; geoPoints.toArray(new GeoPoint[geoPoints.size()]));


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