No handler for type ” + type + ” declared on field ” + multiFieldName + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



No handler for type ” + type + ” declared on field ” + multiFieldName + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “no handler for type ” + type + ” declared on field ” + multiFieldName + “” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: handler, index.


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Log Context

Log”no handler for type [” + type + “] declared on field [” + multiFieldName + “]”classname  is TypeParsers.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new MapperParsingException("Type [" + type + "] cannot be used in multi field");
  }
 
  Mapper.TypeParser typeParser = parserContext.typeParser(type);
  if (typeParser == null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("no handler for type [" + type + "] declared on field [" + multiFieldName + "]");
  }
  builder.addMultiField(typeParser.parse(multiFieldName; multiFieldNodes; parserContext));
  multiFieldNodes.remove("type");
  DocumentMapperParser.checkNoRemainingFields(propName; multiFieldNodes; parserContext.indexVersionCreated());
  }

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 No handler for type [string] declared on field [name] -views 43,709 ,score 104

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