Field fieldName does not support ShapeType LINEARRING queries – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.16-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when you try to perform a query on a field using the ShapeType.LINEARRING, which is not supported by that field in Elasticsearch. To resolve this issue, you can either change the field type to one that supports LINEARRING queries, or modify your query to use a supported shape type for the current field type. Another solution could be to reindex your data with the correct field type that supports LINEARRING queries.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Field [” + fieldName + “] does not support ” + ShapeType.LINEARRING + ” queries ” 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 “Field [” + fieldName + “] does not support ” + ShapeType.LINEARRING + ” queries” class name is ShapeQueryPointProcessor.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  @Override
 // don't think this is called directly
 public Query visit(LinearRing ring) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "Field [" + fieldName + "] does not support " + ShapeType.LINEARRING + " queries");
 }  @Override
 public Query visit(MultiLine multiLine) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "Field [" + fieldName + "] does not support " + ShapeType.MULTILINESTRING + " queries");

 

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