Single coordinate found when expecting an array of – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Single coordinate found when expecting an array of – 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 “single coordinate found when expecting an array of” 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: .


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Log Context

Log”single coordinate found when expecting an array of”classname  is GeoShapeType.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

@Override
  CoordinateNode validate(CoordinateNode coordinates; boolean coerce) {
  if (coordinates.children == null || coordinates.children.isEmpty()) {
  if (coordinates.coordinate != null) {
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("single coordinate found when expecting an array of " +
  "coordinates. change type to point or change data to an array of >0 coordinates");
  }
  throw new ElasticsearchParseException("no data provided for multipoint object when expecting " +
  ">0 points (e.g.; [[lat; lng]] or [[lat; lng]; ...])");
  } else {

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 GraphQL Expected Iterable, but did not find one for field xxx.yyy -views 33,066 ,score 47

Whats wrong with this geo_shape elasticsearch query? -views   3,337,score 1



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