Explain TYPE should be specified at most once – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Explain TYPE should be specified at most once – 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 “Explain TYPE should be specified at most once” 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: parser, plugin.


Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”Explain TYPE should be specified at most once”classname  is CommandBuilder.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

@Override
  public Command visitExplain(ExplainContext ctx) {
  Source source = source(ctx);
  if (ctx.PLAN().size() > 1) {
  throw new ParsingException(source; "Explain TYPE should be specified at most once");
  }
  if (ctx.FORMAT().size() > 1) {
  throw new ParsingException(source; "Explain FORMAT should be specified at most once");
  }
  if (ctx.VERIFY().size() > 1) {

Related issues to this log

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