Expected map for property fields on field ” + propNode + ” or – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Expected map for property fields on field ” + propNode + ” or – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “expected map for property fields on field ” + propNode + ” or” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: node, index.


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Log Context

Log”expected map for property [fields] on field [” + propNode + “] or”classname  is TypeParsers.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (propNode instanceof List && ((List>) propNode).isEmpty()) {
  multiFieldsPropNodes = Collections.emptyMap();
  } else if (propNode instanceof Map) {
  multiFieldsPropNodes = (Map) propNode;
  } else {
  throw new MapperParsingException("expected map for property [fields] on field [" + propNode + "] or " +
  "[" + propName + "] but got a " + propNode.getClass());
  }
 
  for (Map.Entry multiFieldEntry : multiFieldsPropNodes.entrySet()) {
  String multiFieldName = multiFieldEntry.getKey();

 

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 elasticsearch: create index with mappings -views 5,518 ,score 3

Elasticsearch mapping not working as expected -views   1,663,score 1

 

 

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