Exception parsing coordinates: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Exception parsing coordinates: – 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: ” 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:”classname  is GeoJsonParser.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  } else if (ShapeParser.FIELD_COORDINATES.match(fieldName; subParser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  CoordinateNode tempNode = parseCoordinates(subParser; ignoreZValue.value());
  if (coordinateNode != null && tempNode.numDimensions() != coordinateNode.numDimensions()) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Exception parsing coordinates: " +
  "number of dimensions do not match");
  coordinateNode = tempNode;
  } else if (ShapeParser.FIELD_GEOMETRIES.match(fieldName; subParser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
  if (shapeType == null) {


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