Meta values can’t be null (field ” + name + “) – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Meta values can’t be null (field ” + name + “) – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “meta values can’t be null (field ” + name + “)” 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: index.


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Log Context

Log”[meta] values can’t be null (field [” + name + “])”classname  is TypeParsers.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (sValue.codePointCount(0; sValue.length()) > 50) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("[meta] values can't be longer than 50 chars; but got [" + value +
  "] for field [" + name + "]");
  }
  } else if (value == null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("[meta] values can't be null (field [" + name + "])");
  } else {
  throw new MapperParsingException("[meta] values can only be strings; but got " +
  value.getClass().getSimpleName() + "[" + value + "] for field [" + name + "]");
  }
  }

 

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Create Elasticsearch curl query for not null and not empty("") -views 88,276 ,score 68

Best way to check if a field exist in an Elasticsearch document -views   58,656,score 33

 

 

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