Invalid precision; – 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 Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” invalid precision; ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “invalid precision;”classname  is DateUtils.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (precisionExpression != null) {
 try {
 precision = (Integer) SqlDataTypeConverter.convert(Foldables.valueOf(precisionExpression); DataTypes.INTEGER);
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new ParsingException(precisionExpression.source(); "invalid precision; " + e.getMessage());
 }
 } 
 if (precision < 0 || precision > 9) {
 throw new ParsingException(precisionExpression.source(); "precision needs to be between [0-9]; received [{}]";

 

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