Parameter not supported! – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Parameter not supported! – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” parameter not supported! ” 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: query and index.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”parameter [{}] not supported!”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

origin = parser.doubleValue();
  refFound = true;
  } else if (DecayFunctionBuilder.OFFSET.equals(parameterName)) {
  offset = parser.doubleValue();
  } else {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("parameter [{}] not supported!"; parameterName);
  if (!scaleFound || !refFound) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("both [{}] and [{}] must be set for numeric fields."; DecayFunctionBuilder.SCALE;


Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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