Span_or must include clauses – 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_or must include clauses ” 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_or must include [clauses]”classname  is SpanOrQueryBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 }
 } 
 if (clauses.isEmpty()) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "span_or must include [clauses]");
 } 
 SpanOrQueryBuilder queryBuilder = new SpanOrQueryBuilder(clauses.get(0));
 for (int i = 1; i < clauses.size(); i++) {
 queryBuilder.addClause(clauses.get(i));

 

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