Failed to parse as a double – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Failed to parse as a double – 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 “failed to parse as a double” 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: .


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Log Context

Log”failed to parse [{}] as a double”classname  is MemorySizeValue.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (percent  100) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("percentage should be in [0-100]; got [{}]"; percentAsString);
  }
  return new ByteSizeValue((long) ((percent / 100) * JvmInfo.jvmInfo().getMem().getHeapMax().getBytes()); ByteSizeUnit.BYTES);
  } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse [{}] as a double"; e; percentAsString);
  }
  } else {
  return parseBytesSizeValue(sValue; settingName);
  }
  }

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 Elastic bulk error: failed to parse -views 11,289 ,score 5

ElasticSearch query_string fails to parse query with some characters -views   5,815,score 6



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