+ NAME + no join field found for index ” + indexName + ” – 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 ” + NAME + no join field found for index ” + indexName + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: join, query and index.

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 “[” + NAME + “] no join field found for index [” + indexName + “]”classname  is ParentIdQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (joinFieldMapper == null) {
 if (ignoreUnmapped) {
 return new MatchNoDocsQuery();
 } else {
 final String indexName = context.getIndexSettings().getIndex().getName();
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "[" + NAME + "] no join field found for index [" + indexName + "]");
 }
 }
 final ParentIdFieldMapper childMapper = joinFieldMapper.getParentIdFieldMapper(type; false);
 if (childMapper == null) {
 if (ignoreUnmapped) {

 

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