GeometryCollection contains this shapes size shapes – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-7.15

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Briefly, this error occurs when the GeometryCollection in Elasticsearch contains more shapes than it can handle. This could be due to a limitation in the Elasticsearch settings or a bug in the code. To resolve this issue, you can try reducing the number of shapes in your GeometryCollection. If that doesn’t work, you may need to increase the limit in your Elasticsearch settings. Alternatively, you could split your GeometryCollection into smaller collections to avoid exceeding the limit.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” GeometryCollection contains ” + this.shapes.size() + ” shapes. + ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “GeometryCollection contains ” + this.shapes.size() + ” shapes. + ” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 return this;
 }  public ShapeBuilder getShapeAt(int i) {
 if (i >= this.shapes.size() || i < 0) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("GeometryCollection contains " + this.shapes.size() + " shapes. + " +
 "No shape found at index " + i);
 return this.shapes.get(i);


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