does not support – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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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: search, sort.

Log Context

Log “[{}] does not support [{}]”classname  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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