+ fieldType.name() + is configured for points only but a – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



+ fieldType.name() + is configured for points only but a – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log”[{” + fieldType.name() + “}] is configured for points only but a”classname  is LegacyGeoShapeIndexer.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

for (Shape s : shapes) {
  fields.addAll(Arrays.asList(fieldType.defaultPrefixTreeStrategy().createIndexableFields(s)));
  }
  return fields;
  } else if (shape instanceof Point == false) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("[{" + fieldType.name() + "}] is configured for points only but a "
  + ((shape instanceof JtsGeometry) ? ((JtsGeometry)shape).getGeom().getGeometryType() : shape.getClass())
  + " was found");
  }
  }
  return Arrays.asList(fieldType.defaultPrefixTreeStrategy().createIndexableFields(shape));

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