The field ” + name + ” cannot have doc values = false – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



The field ” + name + ” cannot have doc values = false – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “The field ” + name + ” cannot have doc values = false” 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.


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Log Context

Log”The field [” + name + “] cannot have doc values = false”classname  is WildcardFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 
  @Override
  public Builder docValues(boolean docValues) {
  if (docValues == false) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("The field [" + name + "] cannot have doc values = false");
  }
  return this;
  }
 
  @Override

Related issues to this log

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