FALSE – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-7.17

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch encounters a boolean value that it doesn’t expect. It’s a generic error and could be caused by a variety of issues, such as incorrect syntax in a query or a mismatch between expected and actual data types. To resolve this issue, you should first check the query syntax and ensure it’s correct. If the syntax is correct, check the data types of the fields in your index. If there’s a mismatch, you may need to reindex your data with the correct data types.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” FALSE ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “FALSE” class name is WatchRecord.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  public static class ExceptionWatchRecord extends WatchRecord {  private static final Map STACK_TRACE_ENABLED_PARAMS = MapBuilder.newMapBuilder()
 .put(ElasticsearchException.REST_EXCEPTION_SKIP_STACK_TRACE; "false")
 .immutableMap();  @Nullable
 private final Exception exception;


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