Field ” + name + ” found an unsupported shape LinearRing – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Field ” + name + ” found an unsupported shape LinearRing ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

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 “Field [” + name + “] found an unsupported shape LinearRing”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return null;
 public Void visit(LinearRing ring) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "Field [" + name + "] found an unsupported shape LinearRing");
 public Void visit(MultiLine multiLine) {
 if (multiLine.isEmpty() == false) {


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