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



The path 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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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “The path 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: index.


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Log Context

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

throws MapperParsingException {
  FieldAliasMapper.Builder builder = new FieldAliasMapper.Builder(name);
  Object pathField = node.remove(Names.PATH);
  String path = XContentMapValues.nodeStringValue(pathField; null);
  if (path == null) {
  throw new MapperParsingException("The [path] property must be specified for field [" + name + "].");
  }
  return builder.path(path);
  }
  }

 

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 field name aliasing -views 9,028 ,score 6

ElasticSearch: analyzer on field must be set when search_analyzer is set -views   2,129,score 2

 

 

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