Positions_increment_gap must be positive; got – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Positions_increment_gap must be positive; got – 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 “positions_increment_gap must be positive; got” 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: plugins, index.


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Log Context

Log”[positions_increment_gap] must be positive; got”classname  is AnnotatedTextFieldMapper.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

builder = this;
  }
 
  public Builder positionIncrementGap(int positionIncrementGap) {
  if (positionIncrementGap 







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