Geo_polygon unexpected token type ” + + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, 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 ” geo_polygon unexpected token type ” + + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

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_polygon] unexpected token type [” + + “]”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation();
 "[geo_polygon] query does not support [" + currentFieldName + "]");
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[geo_polygon] unexpected token type [" + + "]");
 GeoPolygonQueryBuilder builder = new GeoPolygonQueryBuilder(fieldName; shell);
 if (validationMethod != null) {
 // if GeoValidationMethod was explicitly set ignore deprecated coerce and ignoreMalformed settings


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