Range query does not support ” + currentFieldName + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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Briefly, this error occurs when a range query is performed on a field in Elasticsearch and the field name is not recognized. Elasticsearch expects the field name to be in lowercase and may return this error if the field name contains uppercase characters. To resolve the issue, ensure that the field name is in lowercase.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” range query does not support ” + currentFieldName + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

Log Context

Log “[range] query does not support [” + currentFieldName + “]”classname  is RangeQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

"[range] query does not support [" + currentFieldName + "]");
 } else if (token.isValue()) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[range] query does not support [" + currentFieldName + "]");
 RangeQueryBuilder rangeQuery = new RangeQueryBuilder(fieldName);


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