Invalid value ; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Invalid value ; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch 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 causing many errors 


This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “invalid value ;” 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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”invalid [{}] value [{}];”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

final float x;
  final float y;
  try {
  x = Float.parseFloat(vals[0].trim());
  if (Float.isFinite(x) == false) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("invalid [{}] value [{}]; " +
  "must be between -3.4028234663852886E38 and 3.4028234663852886E38";
  } catch (NumberFormatException ex) {

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