Error evaluating – 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 Elasticsearch encounters a problem while processing a script or a query. This could be due to syntax errors, incorrect field names, or issues with the data type. To resolve this issue, you can start by checking the syntax of your script or query. Make sure all field names are correct and match the ones in your index. Also, ensure that the data types you’re working with are compatible with the operations in your script or query. If the problem persists, consider simplifying your script or query to isolate the issue.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Error evaluating ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “Error evaluating” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public double execute(ExplanationHolder explanation) {
 try {
 return values.doubleValue();
 } catch (Exception exception) {
 throw new GeneralScriptException("Error evaluating " + exprScript; exception);
 }  @Override
 public void setDocument(int d) {


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