Error parsing geopoint – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

Log Context

Log “error parsing geopoint”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

parser.nextToken(); // start object
 parser.nextToken(); // field name
 parser.nextToken(); // field value
 return parseGeoPoint(parser; point; ignoreZValue);
 } catch (IOException ex) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("error parsing geopoint"; ex);
 * Represents the point of the geohash cell that should be used as the value of geohash


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