Expected a list or an entry of context mapping – 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 ” expected a list or an entry of context mapping ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search and mapping.

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 “expected a list or an entry of context mapping”classname  is ContextMappings.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ElasticsearchParseException("expected at least one context mapping");
 }
 } else if (configuration instanceof Map) {
 contextMappings = Collections.singletonList(load(((Map) configuration); indexVersionCreated));
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("expected a list or an entry of context mapping");
 }
 return new ContextMappings(contextMappings);
 } 
 private static ContextMapping load(Map contextConfig; Version indexVersionCreated) {

 

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