`stored_fields` cannot be disabled if _source is requested – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” `stored_fields` cannot be disabled if _source is requested ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search.

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 “`stored_fields` cannot be disabled if _source is requested”classname  is SearchService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (source.storedFields().fetchFields() == false) {
 if (context.version()) {
 throw new SearchException(shardTarget; "`stored_fields` cannot be disabled if version is requested");
 }
 if (context.sourceRequested()) {
 throw new SearchException(shardTarget; "`stored_fields` cannot be disabled if _source is requested");
 }
 }
 context.storedFieldsContext(source.storedFields());
 }

 

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