+ ExistsQueryBuilder.NAME + must be provided with a field – 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 ” + ExistsQueryBuilder.NAME + must be provided with a field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

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 “[” + ExistsQueryBuilder.NAME + “] must be provided with a [field]”classname  is ExistsQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

"] unknown token [" + token + "] after [" + currentFieldName + "]");
 }
 } 
 if (fieldPattern == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[" + ExistsQueryBuilder.NAME + "] must be provided with a [field]");
 } 
 ExistsQueryBuilder builder = new ExistsQueryBuilder(fieldPattern);
 builder.queryName(queryName);
 builder.boost(boost);

 

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