Geometries not included – 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 ” geometries not included ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Log Context

Log “geometries not included”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} else {
 shapeType = ShapeType.forName(type);
 if (shapeType == ShapeType.GEOMETRYCOLLECTION) {
 if (geometries == null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("geometries not included");
 if (coordinates != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("parameter coordinates is not supported for type " + type);
 verifyNulls(type; null; orientation; radius);


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