Expected ” + FILTER_FIELD.getPreferredName() + ” element. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Expected ” + FILTER_FIELD.getPreferredName() + ” element. – 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 ” + FILTER_FIELD.getPreferredName() + ” element. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: sort and search.

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 ” + FILTER_FIELD.getPreferredName() + ” element.”classname  is SortBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

protected static QueryBuilder parseNestedFilter(XContentParser parser) {
 try {
 return parseInnerQueryBuilder(parser);
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Expected " + FILTER_FIELD.getPreferredName() + " element."; e);
 }
 } 
 @FunctionalInterface
 private interface Parser> {

 

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