Range query – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 8.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when there is an issue with the range query in Elasticsearch. This could be due to incorrect field name, wrong data type, or incorrect range syntax. To resolve this, ensure the field name exists in your index and is of the correct data type. Also, check the range syntax is correct, it should be in the format: {“range” : {“field” : {“gte” : “value1”, “lte” : “value2”}}}. If the field is a date, ensure the format matches the one in your index.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” range query ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query, index.

Log Context

Log “range query” class name is PlaceHolderFieldMapper.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 ShapeRelation relation;
 ZoneId timeZone;
 DateMathParser parser;
 SearchExecutionContext context
 ) {
 throw new QueryShardException(context; fail("range query"));
 }  @Override
 public Query fuzzyQuery(
 Object value;


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