Failed to parse query field is not supported – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters a field in the query that it doesn’t recognize or support. This could be due to a typo in the field name, or the field might not exist in the index mapping. To resolve this issue, you can check the field name for typos, ensure the field exists in the index mapping, or update the index mapping to include the field if it’s missing. Also, ensure that the field is of the correct data type as per the query requirement.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” failed to parse [{}] query. field [{}] is not supported ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index, query.

Log Context

Log “failed to parse [{}] query. field [{}] is not supported” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 new FunctionScoreQueryBuilder.FilterFunctionBuilder(new WeightBuilder().setWeight(parser.floatValue())));
 singleFunctionFound = true;
 singleFunctionName = currentFieldName;
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "failed to parse [{}] query. field [{}] is not supported";
 NAME; currentFieldName);


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