Unknown token found – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Unknown token found – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Error Check-Up  which can resolve issues causing many errors 

 

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “unknown token found” 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: .


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”unknown token found”classname  is XContentParserUtils.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

String message = "Failed to parse object: unknown field [%s] found";
  throw new ParsingException(location; String.format(Locale.ROOT; message; field));
  }
 
  /**
  * @throws ParsingException with a "unknown token found" reason
  */
  public static void throwUnknownToken(Token token; XContentLocation location) {
  String message = "Failed to parse object: unexpected token [%s] found";
  throw new ParsingException(location; String.format(Locale.ROOT; message; token));
  }

 

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 MVC4 bundling CSS failed Unexpected token, found '@import' -views 29,091 ,score 51

Unknown token error for elastic search query -views   4,840

 

 

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