field type does not accept > 2 dimensions – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” field type does not accept > 2 dimensions ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “[{}}] field type does not accept > 2 dimensions”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (element == 1) {
 x = subParser.floatValue();
 } else if (element == 2) {
 y = subParser.floatValue();
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[{}}] field type does not accept > 2 dimensions";
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("numeric value expected");


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