Name field which is of type – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.1-7.15

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Briefly, this error occurs when there is a mismatch between the data type of a field in the incoming data and the mapping defined in Elasticsearch. The field ‘name’ in the data is of a different type than what is defined in Elasticsearch. To resolve this, you can either change the data type of the field in your data to match the Elasticsearch mapping or update the Elasticsearch mapping to match the data type of the field in your data. Also, ensure that the data type is compatible with the operations you intend to perform on the field.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + name + “] field which is of type [ ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

Log Context

Log “[” + name + “] field which is of type [” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public abstract Query termQuery(Object value; @Nullable SearchExecutionContext context);  // Case insensitive form of term query (not supported by all fields so must be overridden to enable)
 public Query termQueryCaseInsensitive(Object value; @Nullable SearchExecutionContext context) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "[" + name + "] field which is of type [" + typeName() +
 "]; does not support case insensitive term queries");
 }  /** Build a constant-scoring query that matches all values. The default implementation uses a
 * {@link ConstantScoreQuery} around a {@link BooleanQuery} whose {@link Occur#SHOULD} clauses


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