Setting doc_values cannot be modified for field ” + name + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Setting doc_values cannot be modified for field ” + name + ” – 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 “Setting doc_values cannot be modified for field ” + name + “” 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: plugins, index.


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Log Context

Log”Setting [doc_values] cannot be modified for field [” + name + “]”classname  is Murmur3FieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throws MapperParsingException {
  Builder builder = new Builder(name);
 
  // tweaking these settings is no longer allowed; the entire purpose of murmur3 fields is to store a hash
  if (node.get("doc_values") != null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("Setting [doc_values] cannot be modified for field [" + name + "]");
  }
  if (node.get("index") != null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("Setting [index] cannot be modified for field [" + name + "]");
  }

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 How to update the mapping in Elasticsearch to change the field datatype and change the type of analyzers in string -views 21,104 ,score 15

Is it possible to filter on a non-indexed field with doc_values=true in Elasticsearch -views   2,526,score 1



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