Failed to parse bounding box. unexpected field – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to parse bounding box. unexpected field – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, 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 bounding box. unexpected field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “failed to parse bounding box. unexpected field [{}]”classname  is GeoBoundingBox.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else if (BOTTOM_LEFT_FIELD.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
 GeoUtils.parseGeoPoint(parser; sparse; false; GeoUtils.EffectivePoint.BOTTOM_LEFT);
 bottom = sparse.getLat();
 left = sparse.getLon();
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse bounding box. unexpected field [{}]"; currentFieldName);
 }
 }
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse bounding box. field name expected but [{}] found"; token);
 }

 

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