The field ” + name + ” cannot have doc values = false – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

The field ” + name + ” cannot have doc values = false – 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 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.

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 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

 

Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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