Percolator fields are not searchable directly; use a percolate query instead – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Percolator fields are not searchable directly; use a percolate query instead – 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 “Percolator fields are not searchable directly; use a percolate query instead” 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: percolate, percolator, query.


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Log Context

Log”Percolator fields are not searchable directly; use a percolate query instead”classname  is PercolatorFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  }
 
  @Override
  public Query termQuery(Object value; QueryShardContext context) {
  throw new QueryShardException(context; "Percolator fields are not searchable directly; use a percolate query instead");
  }
 
  Query percolateQuery(String name; PercolateQuery.QueryStore queryStore; List documents;
  IndexSearcher searcher; boolean excludeNestedDocuments; Version indexVersion) throws IOException {
  IndexReader indexReader = searcher.getIndexReader();

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 Using NEST to percolate -views 1,077 ,score 6

Search for queries into .percolator type -views   56



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