Failed to encode ranges – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to encode ranges ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.


Log Context

Log “failed to encode ranges”classname  is RangeFieldMapper.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

@Override
 public BytesRef binaryValue() {
 try {
 return rangeType.encodeRanges(ranges);
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("failed to encode ranges"; e);
 }
 }
 }
 }

 

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