The dims property must be specified for field ” + name + “. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

The dims property must be specified for field ” + name + “. – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” The dims property must be specified for field ” + name + “. ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

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);
  }
  }

 

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