Request does not support ” + parser.currentName() + ” – 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 ” request does not support ” + parser.currentName() + ” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: rest, parser and request.

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 “request does not support [” + parser.currentName() + “]”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (token == XContentParser.Token.FIELD_NAME) {
 String currentName = parser.currentName();
 if (fieldName.equals(currentName)) {
 queryBuilder = parseInnerQueryBuilder(parser);
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "request does not support [" + parser.currentName() + "]");
 return queryBuilder;
 } catch (ParsingException e) {


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