is not configurable – 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 ” is not configurable ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

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 “is not configurable”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

public static class TypeParser implements MetadataFieldMapper.TypeParser {
 public MetadataFieldMapper.Builder parse(String name; Map node;
 ParserContext parserContext) throws MapperParsingException {
 throw new MapperParsingException(name(parserContext.mapperService().getIndexSettings().getSettings()) + " is not configurable");
 public MetadataFieldMapper getDefault(ParserContext context) {
 final IndexSettings indexSettings = context.mapperService().getIndexSettings();


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