Expected a single points but got a list – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Expected a single points but got a list – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, 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 single points but got a list ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

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 single points but got a list”classname  is GeoJson.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return children.get(0).numDimensions();
 } 
 public Point asPoint() {
 if (children != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("expected a single points but got a list");
 }
 return coordinate;
 } 
 public MultiPoint asMultiPoint() {

 

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