Too errorPrefix lowerCase length > 36 long short – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when the length of a string in Elasticsearch is either too long or too short. The error message indicates that the string length exceeds 36 characters or is less than the required minimum. To resolve this issue, you can adjust the string length to meet the required criteria. If the string is too long, you can truncate it or split it into smaller parts. If it’s too short, you can append additional characters or combine it with other strings to meet the minimum length requirement.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” {}too {}”; errorPrefix; lowerCase.length() > 36 ? “long” : “short ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: parser, plugin.

Log Context

Log “{}too {}”; errorPrefix; lowerCase.length() > 36 ? “long” : “short” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 // not pretty but it's fast and doesn't create any extra objects  String errorPrefix = "Invalid GUID; ";  if (lowerCase.length() != 36) {
 throw new ParsingException(source; "{}too {}"; errorPrefix; lowerCase.length() > 36 ? "long" : "short");
 }  int[] separatorPos = { 8; 13; 18; 23 };
 for (int pos : separatorPos) {
 if (lowerCase.charAt(pos) != '-') {


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