Unknown order direction ” + dir + ” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Unknown order direction ” + dir + ” – 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 ” Unknown order direction ” + dir + ” ” 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 “Unknown order direction [” + dir + “]”classname  is InternalOrder.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if ("asc".equalsIgnoreCase(dir)) {
 orderAsc = true;
 } else if ("desc".equalsIgnoreCase(dir)) {
 orderAsc = false;
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Unknown order direction [" + dir + "]");
 }
 } else {
 throw new ParsingException(parser.getTokenLocation(); "Unexpected token [" + token + "] for [order]");
 }
 }

 

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