Expected COMMA or – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch expects a comma or a plus sign in a query or configuration but doesn’t find it. This could be due to a syntax error or incorrect formatting. To resolve this issue, you should review your query or configuration file to ensure that it is correctly formatted. Make sure that all necessary commas and plus signs are included and in the right places. Also, ensure that there are no extra or missing brackets or parentheses. If the error persists, consider simplifying your query or configuration to isolate the problem.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” expected ” + COMMA + ” or ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “expected ” + COMMA + ” or ” class name is GeoWKTParser.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 private static String nextCloserOrComma(StreamTokenizer stream) throws IOException; ElasticsearchParseException {
 String token = nextWord(stream);
 if (token.equals(COMMA) || token.equals(RPAREN)) {
 return token;
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("expected " + COMMA + " or " + RPAREN
 + " but found: " + tokenString(stream); stream.lineno());
 }  /** next word in the stream */
 private static void checkEOF(StreamTokenizer stream) throws ElasticsearchParseException; IOException {


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