Time series aggregations cannot be used inside global aggregation. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Time series aggregations cannot be used inside global aggregation. – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

March-22, 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 ” Time series aggregations cannot be used inside global aggregation. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: search, aggregations.

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 “Time series aggregations cannot be used inside global aggregation.”classname  is GlobalAggregatorFactory.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

AggregatorFactories.Builder subFactories;
 Map metadata
 ) throws IOException {
 super(name; context; parent; subFactories; metadata);
 if (subFactories.isInSortOrderExecutionRequired()) {
 throw new AggregationExecutionException("Time series aggregations cannot be used inside global aggregation.");
 }
 } 
 @Override
 public Aggregator createInternal(Aggregator parent; CardinalityUpperBound cardinality; Map metadata)

 

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