+ queryName + query malformed; no start_object after query name – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” + queryName + query malformed; no start_object after query name ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “[” + queryName + “] query malformed; no start_object after query name”classname  is AbstractQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[_na] query malformed; no field after start_object");
 }
 String queryName = parser.currentName();
 // move to the next START_OBJECT
 if (parser.nextToken() != XContentParser.Token.START_OBJECT) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[" + queryName + "] query malformed; no start_object after query name");
 }
 QueryBuilder result;
 try {
 result = parser.namedObject(QueryBuilder.class; queryName; null);
 } catch (NamedObjectNotFoundException e) {

 

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