The _source field is not searchable – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



The _source field is not searchable – 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 _source field is not searchable” 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.


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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”The _source field is not searchable”classname  is SourceFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return CONTENT_TYPE;
  }
 
  @Override
  public Query existsQuery(QueryShardContext context) {
  throw new QueryShardException(context; "The _source field is not searchable");
  }
 
  @Override
  public Query termQuery(Object value; QueryShardContext context) {
  throw new QueryShardException(context; "The _source field is not searchable");

 

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 store field vs _source -views 19,721 ,score 11

Elasticsearch search on _source fields are not working -views   2,847,score 1

 

 

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