Single coordinate found when expecting an array of – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Single coordinate found when expecting an array of – 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 ” single coordinate found when expecting an array of ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

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 “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 {

 

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