Fuzzy intervals query – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when a fuzzy intervals query is used in Elasticsearch and the query syntax is incorrect or the fields being queried are not text fields. Fuzzy intervals query is used to find documents where the specified terms are within a specified distance. To resolve this issue, ensure that the query syntax is correct and the fields being queried are text fields. Also, check if the Elasticsearch version supports fuzzy intervals query as it was introduced in version 7.0.

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

Log Context

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

 int maxDistance;
 int prefixLength;
 boolean transpositions;
 SearchExecutionContext context
 ) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; fail("fuzzy intervals query"));
 }  @Override
 public IntervalsSource wildcardIntervals(BytesRef pattern; SearchExecutionContext context) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; fail("wildcard intervals query"));


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