Expected RPAREN but found – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters a mismatch between the expected and actual data format. This could be due to incorrect data types, missing fields, or incorrect syntax in the query. To resolve this issue, you can: 1) Check the data types of your fields and ensure they match with the expected types. 2) Verify that all required fields are present in your data. 3) Review your query syntax for any errors or inconsistencies.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” expected: [{}]” + RPAREN + ” but found: [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “expected: [{}]” + RPAREN + ” but found: [{}]” class name is GeoWKTParser.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 if (isNumberNext(stream) || (isOpenParen = nextWord(stream).equals(LPAREN))) {
 coordinates.coordinate(parseCoordinate(stream; ignoreZValue; coerce));
 }  if (isOpenParen && nextCloser(stream).equals(RPAREN) == false) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("expected: [{}]" + RPAREN + " but found: [{}]" + tokenString(stream); stream.lineno());
 }  while (nextCloserOrComma(stream).equals(COMMA)) {
 isOpenParen = false;
 if (isNumberNext(stream) || (isOpenParen = nextWord(stream).equals(LPAREN))) {


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