requires ‘script’ field – 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 ” requires ‘script’ field ” 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 “requires ‘script’ field”classname  is ScriptScoreFunctionBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 }
 } 
 if (script == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); NAME + " requires 'script' field");
 } 
 return new ScriptScoreFunctionBuilder(script);
 }
 }

 

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