Error parsing point – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

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

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “error parsing point”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 parsePoint(parser; point; ignoreZValue);
 } catch (IOException ex) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("error parsing point"; ex);
 public static double assertZValue(final boolean ignoreZValue; float zValue) {
 if (ignoreZValue == false) {


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