The required field option is missing – 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 Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” the required field option is missing ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugins.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “the required field option is missing”classname  is CustomSuggestionBuilder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
 } 
 // now we should have field name; check and copy fields over to the suggestion builder we return
 if (fieldname == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "the required field option is missing");
 }
 CustomSuggestionBuilder builder = new CustomSuggestionBuilder(fieldname; suffix);
 if (analyzer != null) {
 builder.analyzer(analyzer);
 }

 

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