query relation not supported for Field ” + fieldName + “. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” query relation not supported for Field ” + fieldName + “. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query, plugin, index.

Log Context

Log “query relation not supported for Field [” + fieldName + “].”classname  is ShapeQueryPointProcessor.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

public Query shapeQuery(Geometry shape; String fieldName; ShapeRelation relation; SearchExecutionContext context) {
 validateIsPointFieldType(fieldName; context);
 // only the intersects relation is supported for indexed cartesian point types
 if (relation != ShapeRelation.INTERSECTS) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; relation + " query relation not supported for Field [" + fieldName + "].");
 // wrap XYPoint query as a ConstantScoreQuery
 return getVectorQueryFromShape(shape; fieldName; relation; context);


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