Object mapping ” + parentMapper.name() + ” trying to serialize a value with – 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 ” object mapping ” + parentMapper.name() + ” trying to serialize a value with ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: mapping 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 “object mapping [” + parentMapper.name() + “] trying to serialize a value with”classname  is DocumentParser.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

} 
 private static void parseValue(final ParseContext context; ObjectMapper parentMapper;
 String currentFieldName; XContentParser.Token token; String[] paths) throws IOException {
 if (currentFieldName == null) {
 throw new MapperParsingException("object mapping [" + parentMapper.name() + "] trying to serialize a value with"
 + " no field associated with it; current value [" + context.parser().textOrNull() + "]");
 }
 Mapper mapper = getMapper(parentMapper; currentFieldName; paths);
 if (mapper != null) {
 parseObjectOrField(context; mapper);

 

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