SimpleQueryStringBuilder NAME query text missing – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when the SimpleQueryStringBuilder.NAME query is executed without providing the required query text. This is a mandatory field and the query cannot be executed without it. To resolve this issue, ensure that you provide the necessary query text when executing the SimpleQueryStringBuilder.NAME query. Also, check your code for any syntax errors or missing parameters that might be causing this issue.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” [” + SimpleQueryStringBuilder.NAME + “] query text missing ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query, index.

Log Context

Log “[” + SimpleQueryStringBuilder.NAME + “] query text missing” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  // Query text is required
 if (queryBody == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[" + SimpleQueryStringBuilder.NAME + "] query text missing");
 }  SimpleQueryStringBuilder qb = new SimpleQueryStringBuilder(queryBody);
 if (fieldsAndWeights != null) {


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