Query string quote analyzer quoteAnalyzer not found – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch cannot find the specified quote_analyzer in the query_string. The quote_analyzer is used to analyze the query text within quotes. The error suggests that the analyzer named in the query does not exist. To resolve this issue, ensure that the analyzer is correctly defined in your index settings. If it’s not, you need to create it. Alternatively, you could use a standard analyzer if it fits your use case. Also, check for any spelling or case sensitivity issues in the analyzer name.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [query_string] quote_analyzer [” + quoteAnalyzer + “] not found ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query, index.

Log Context

Log “[query_string] quote_analyzer [” + quoteAnalyzer + “] not found” class name is QueryStringQueryBuilder.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  if (quoteAnalyzer != null) {
 NamedAnalyzer forceQuoteAnalyzer = context.getIndexAnalyzers().get(quoteAnalyzer);
 if (forceQuoteAnalyzer == null) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; "[query_string] quote_analyzer [" + quoteAnalyzer + "] not found");
 }  queryParser.setDefaultOperator(defaultOperator.toQueryParserOperator());


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