Failed to parse query grid name not provided – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when an Elasticsearch query is attempted without providing a necessary grid name. This is typically due to a missing or incorrect parameter in the query. To resolve this issue, you should review your query and ensure that all required parameters, including the grid name, are correctly included. If the problem persists, check your Elasticsearch version as some features may not be supported in older versions. Lastly, ensure that your data structure and mapping are correctly configured to match your query.

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

Log Context

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

 }  if (grid == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse [{}] query. grid name not provided"; NAME);
 if (gridId == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("failed to parse [{}] query. grid id not provided"; NAME);
 GeoGridQueryBuilder builder = new GeoGridQueryBuilder(fieldName);


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