Geo_point supports only POINT among WKT primitives; – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Geo_point supports only POINT among WKT primitives; – 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 ” geo_point supports only POINT among WKT primitives; ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 “[geo_point] supports only POINT among WKT primitives;”classname  is GeoPoint.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

.fromWKT(value);
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("Invalid WKT format"; e);
 }
 if (geometry.type() != ShapeType.POINT) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("[geo_point] supports only POINT among WKT primitives; " +
 "but found " + geometry.type());
 }
 Point point = (Point) geometry;
 return reset(point.getY(); point.getX());
 }

 

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