Filtering on nested fields

I have a nested field called 'metadata' in my index with various fields inside.
For some reason filtering in Kibana does not work.
I have tried various data types but even 'exists' doesn't work correctly.

Things show up in the dashboard nicely:

However, simply trying to filter by a certain value does not work:

What could I be doing wrong?

How has your nested field been mapped in the index? Is it of type object or of type nested? In the latter case, there is no support in Kibana, yet, for the required nested queries and nested aggregations.

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I just realized that I could get away with using an object (with a bit of more effort) and that makes everything work like a charm.

Thank you!

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