Invalid dynamic name expression . missing date format – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Invalid dynamic name expression . missing date format – 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 “invalid dynamic name expression . missing date format” 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: metadata, cluster.


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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”invalid dynamic name expression [{}]. missing date format”classname  is IndexNameExpressionResolver.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (inPlaceHolderString.lastIndexOf(RIGHT_BOUND) != inPlaceHolderString.length() - 1) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("invalid dynamic name expression [{}]. missing closing `}`" +
  " for date math format"; inPlaceHolderString);
  }
  if (dateTimeFormatLeftBoundIndex == inPlaceHolderString.length() - 2) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("invalid dynamic name expression [{}]. missing date format";
  inPlaceHolderString);
  }
  mathExpression = inPlaceHolderString.substring(0; dateTimeFormatLeftBoundIndex);
  String patternAndTZid =
  inPlaceHolderString.substring(dateTimeFormatLeftBoundIndex + 1; inPlaceHolderString.length() - 1);

 

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 Elasticsearch : Root mapping definition has unsupported parameters index : not_analyzed -views 86,687 ,score 72

Entity Framework – Invalid Column Name '*_ID" -views   75,988,score 98

 

 

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