The number of dimensions for field – 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 ” The number of dimensions for field ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “The number of dimensions for field [“classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

builder = this;
 public Builder dims(int dims) {
 if ((dims > MAX_DIMS_COUNT) || (dims < 1)) {
 throw new MapperParsingException("The number of dimensions for field [" + name +
 "] should be in the range [1; " + MAX_DIMS_COUNT + "] but was [" + dims + "]");
 this.dims = dims;
 return this;


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