Exception parsing coordinates: number of dimensions do not match – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Exception parsing coordinates: number of dimensions do not match – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Exception parsing coordinates: number of dimensions do not match ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”Exception parsing coordinates: number of dimensions do not match”classname  is GeoJson.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

List nodes = new ArrayList();
  while (token != XContentParser.Token.END_ARRAY) {
  CoordinateNode node = parseCoordinates(parser);
  if (nodes.isEmpty() == false && nodes.get(0).numDimensions() != node.numDimensions()) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Exception parsing coordinates: number of dimensions do not match");
  }
  nodes.add(node);
  token = parser.nextToken();
  }

 

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