Missing value for field ” + field + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Missing value for field ” + field + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, 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 ” Missing value for field ” + field + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search, lucene.

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 “Missing value for field [” + field + “]”classname  is FieldValueFactorFunction.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

value = values.nextValue();
 } else {
 if (missing != null) {
 value = missing;
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("Missing value for field [" + field + "]");
 }
 }
 double val = value * boostFactor;
 double result = modifier.apply(val);
 if (result < 0f) {

 

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