Geohash must be a string – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Geohash must be a string – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the error message”geohash must be a string”. To understand what might cause it to appear, read bellow frequent issues related to the Elasticsearch concepts: .

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Log Context

Log”geohash must be a string”classname  is GeoUtils.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  } else if (GEOHASH.equals(field)) {
  if (subParser.nextToken() == Token.VALUE_STRING) {
  geohash = subParser.text();
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("geohash must be a string");
  }
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("field must be either [{}]; [{}] or [{}]"; LATITUDE; LONGITUDE; GEOHASH);
  }
  } else {

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 How to use geo_point with geohash in Elasticsearch with a Java class? -views 10,982 ,score 5

Does Mongo-connector supports adding fields before inserting to Elasticsearch? -views   1,376,score 1

 

 

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