Failed to parse multi get request. unknown field – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Failed to parse multi get request. unknown 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 multi get request. unknown field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request.

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 multi get request. unknown field [{}]”classname  is MultiGetRequest.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

new String[]{parser.text()}; fetchSourceContext.excludes());
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("illegal type for _source: [{}]"; token);
 }
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse multi get request. unknown field [{}]"; currentFieldName);
 }
 } else if (token == Token.START_ARRAY) {
 if (FIELDS.match(currentFieldName; parser.getDeprecationHandler())) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation();
 "Unsupported field [fields] used; expected [stored_fields] instead");

 

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