No type specified for property ” + multiFieldName + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



No type specified for property ” + 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 type specified for property ” + 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: index.


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Log Context

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

String type;
  Object typeNode = multiFieldNodes.get("type");
  if (typeNode != null) {
  type = typeNode.toString();
  } else {
  throw new MapperParsingException("no type specified for property [" + multiFieldName + "]");
  }
  if (type.equals(ObjectMapper.CONTENT_TYPE)
  || type.equals(ObjectMapper.NESTED_CONTENT_TYPE)
  || type.equals(FieldAliasMapper.CONTENT_TYPE)) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("Type [" + type + "] cannot be used in multi field");

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 Search on multiple fields with Elasticsearch -views 52,347 ,score 30

elasticsearch group-by multiple fields -views   31,174,score 13



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