Failed to find geo_point field ” + fieldName + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Failed to find geo_point field ” + fieldName + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the error message”failed to find geo_point field ” + fieldName + “”. To understand what might cause it to appear, read bellow frequent issues related to the Elasticsearch concepts: query, index.

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Log Context

Log”failed to find geo_point field [” + fieldName + “]”classname  is GeoDistanceQueryBuilder.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

MappedFieldType fieldType = shardContext.fieldMapper(fieldName);
  if (fieldType == null) {
  if (ignoreUnmapped) {
  return new MatchNoDocsQuery();
  } else {
  throw new QueryShardException(shardContext; "failed to find geo_point field [" + fieldName + "]");
  }
  }
 
  if (!(fieldType instanceof GeoPointFieldType)) {
  throw new QueryShardException(shardContext; "field [" + fieldName + "] is not a geo_point field");

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 QueryParsingException failed to find geo_point field -views 11,503 ,score 6

Elasticsearch "failed to find geo_point field [location]" when the mapping is there for that field -views   2,552,score 2

 

 

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