E getMessage – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when there’s an exception in the Elasticsearch operation. The error message is not specific, it’s a placeholder for the actual error message that the exception e.getMessage() returns. The issue could be due to various reasons such as incorrect query syntax, connection issues, or insufficient resources. To resolve this, you should first check the actual error message returned by e.getMessage(). Then, depending on the actual error, you may need to correct your query syntax, ensure Elasticsearch is running and accessible, or allocate more resources to Elasticsearch if it’s a resource-related issue.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” :[” + e.getMessage() + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search, lucene.

Log Context

Log “:[” + e.getMessage() + “]” class name is Queries.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public static Query newUnmappedFieldsQuery(Collection fields) {
 return Queries.newMatchNoDocsQuery("unmapped fields " + fields);
 }  public static Query newLenientFieldQuery(String field; RuntimeException e) {
 String message = ElasticsearchException.getExceptionName(e) + ":[" + e.getMessage() + "]";
 return Queries.newMatchNoDocsQuery("failed [" + field + "] query; caused by " + message);
 }  private static final IndexVersion NESTED_DOCS_IDENTIFIED_VIA_PRIMARY_TERMS_VERSION = IndexVersion.fromId(6010099);


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