The dims property must be specified for field ” + name + “. – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



The dims property must be specified for field ” + name + “. – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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Log Context

Log”The [dims] property must be specified for field [” + name + “].”classname  is DenseVectorFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

@Override
  public Mapper.Builder> parse(String name; Map node; ParserContext parserContext) throws MapperParsingException {
  DenseVectorFieldMapper.Builder builder = new DenseVectorFieldMapper.Builder(name);
  Object dimsField = node.remove("dims");
  if (dimsField == null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("The [dims] property must be specified for field [" + name + "].");
  }
  int dims = XContentMapValues.nodeIntegerValue(dimsField);
  return builder.dims(dims);
  }
  }

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 Elasticsearch : Root mapping definition has unsupported parameters index : not_analyzed -views 86,698 ,score 72

elasticsearch.exceptions.RequestError: RequestError(400, 'mapper_parsing_exception', 'No handler for type [string] declared on field [texts]') -views   5,646,score 1



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