Please specify sequence by before with not after – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Please specify sequence by before with not after – 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 “Please specify sequence by before with not after” 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: parser, plugin.


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Log Context

Log”Please specify sequence [by] before [with] not after”classname  is LogicalPlanBuilder.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

@Override
  public Sequence visitSequence(SequenceContext ctx) {
  Source source = source(ctx);
 
  if (ctx.disallowed != null && ctx.sequenceParams() != null) {
  throw new ParsingException(source; "Please specify sequence [by] before [with] not after");
  }
 
  List parentJoinKeys = visitJoinKeys(ctx.by);
  TimeValue maxSpan = visitSequenceParams(ctx.sequenceParams());

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