Invalid precision; – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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 Error 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. 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.

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 pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

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  9) {
  throw new ParsingException(precisionExpression.source(); "precision needs to be between [0-9]; received [{}]";

 

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