: incorrect format; expecting – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



: incorrect format; expecting – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “: incorrect format; expecting” 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: plugin.


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Log Context

Log”: incorrect format; expecting {}”classname  is Intervals.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (startToken >= string.length()) {
  // consumed the string; bail out
  if (token.optional) {
  break;
  }
  throw new ParsingException(source; invalidIntervalMessage(string) + ": incorrect format; expecting {}";
  Strings.collectionToDelimitedString(tokens; ""));
  }
  
  // char token
  if (token.ch != 0) {







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