Span_first must have match span query clause – 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 ” span_first must have match span query clause ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: query and index.

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 “span_first must have [match] span query clause”classname  is SpanFirstQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "[span_first] query does not support [" + currentFieldName + "]");
 }
 }
 }
 if (match == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "span_first must have [match] span query clause");
 }
 if (end == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "span_first must have [end] set for it");
 }
 SpanFirstQueryBuilder queryBuilder = new SpanFirstQueryBuilder(match; end);

 

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