It is forbidden to create dynamic nested objects ( – 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 ” It is forbidden to create dynamic nested objects ( ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

Log Context

Log “It is forbidden to create dynamic nested objects ([“classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 Mapper.BuilderContext builderContext = new Mapper.BuilderContext(context.indexSettings().getSettings();
 mapper = (ObjectMapper);
 if (mapper.nested() != ObjectMapper.Nested.NO) {
 throw new MapperParsingException("It is forbidden to create dynamic nested objects (["
 + context.path().pathAsText(paths[i]) + "]) through `copy_to` or dots in field names");
 case FALSE:


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