Invalid source type: – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Invalid source type: – 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 source type: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: source, search and aggregations.

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 source type:”classname  is CompositeValuesSourceParserHelper.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

break;
 case GeoTileGridValuesSourceBuilder.TYPE:
 builder = GeoTileGridValuesSourceBuilder.parse(name; parser);
 break;
 default:
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "invalid source type: " + type);
 }
 parser.nextToken();
 parser.nextToken();
 return builder;
 }

 

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