Multipoint data provided when single point data expected. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Multipoint data provided when single point data expected. – 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 ” multipoint data provided when single point data expected. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 “multipoint data provided when single point data expected.”classname  is GeoShapeType.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

CoordinateNode validate(CoordinateNode coordinates; boolean coerce) {
 if (coordinates.isEmpty()) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException(
 "invalid number of points (0) provided when expecting a single coordinate ([lat; lng])");
 } else if (coordinates.children != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("multipoint data provided when single point data expected.");
 }
 return coordinates;
 }
 };
 MULTIPOINT("multipoint") {

 

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