Invalid value ; – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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

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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