Not enough points to build a line – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” not enough points to build a line ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “not enough points to build a line”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (coordinate != null) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("expected a list of points but got a point");
 if (children.size() < 2) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("not enough points to build a line");
 boolean needsClosing;
 int resultSize;
 if (close && coerce && children.get(0).asPoint().equals(children.get(children.size() - 1).asPoint()) == false) {


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