Elasticsearch - special character search (using elastic gui/head)

(Karthik) #1


I'm fairly new to elasticsearch and I'm trying to use fsriver to import
bunch of text files into elasticsearch. Below's how I do it

curl -XPUT 'http://localhost:9200/mydocs/'

curl -XPUT 'http://localhost:9200/mydocs/doc/_mapping' -d '{
"doc" : {
"properties" : {
"content" : {
"index" : "not_analyzed",
"type" : "string",
"store" : "yes"

curl -XPUT 'localhost:9200/_river/txt/_meta' -d '{
"type": "fs",
"fs": {
"name": "fs river",
"url": "C:\TEST",
"update_rate": "1hr",
"includes": "*.txt"
"index": {"index": "mydocs","type": "doc"}

Later when I try to search the content inside the txt files using elastic
gui with special character I get different results. I'm not getting the
exact matches but instead it returns huge piles of data.

For example one of my txt files contains string like


in separate lines. When I search (using elastic gui/head) for "%25%25%25" I
get results from files that contain just the number '25' too. Please can
someone point out what's wrong with my settings?


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(system) #2