Geohash must be a string – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Geohash must be a string – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” geohash must be a string ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

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 {

 

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