Script must be provided with a script filter – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Script must be provided with a script filter – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “script must be provided with a script filter” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: filter, query, index.


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Log Context

Log”script must be provided with a [script] filter”classname  is ScriptQueryBuilder.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

"[script] query does not support an array of scripts. Use a bool query with a clause per script instead.");
  }
  }
 
  if (script == null) {
  throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "script must be provided with a [script] filter");
  }
 
  return new ScriptQueryBuilder(script)
  .boost(boost)
  .queryName(queryName);

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 elasticsearch filtering by the size of a field that is an array -views 55,826 ,score 51

Can you refer to and filter on a script field in a query expression, after defining it? -views   3,799,score 3



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