” + NAME + ” no parent join field ” + parentJoinField + ” configured – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” ” + NAME + ” no parent join field ” + parentJoinField + ” configured ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query, join.

Log Context

Log “[” + NAME + “] no parent join field [” + parentJoinField + “] configured”classname  is HasChildQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

String parentJoinField = joiner.parentJoinField(type);
 if (context.isFieldMapped(parentJoinField) == false) {
 if (ignoreUnmapped) {
 return new MatchNoDocsQuery();
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "[" + NAME + "] no parent join field [" + parentJoinField + "] configured");
 Query parentFilter = joiner.parentFilter(type);
 Query childFilter = joiner.filter(type);
 Query filteredQuery = Queries.filtered(query.toQuery(context); childFilter);


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