Kibana field is date, not string


#1

I am trying to create an index in Elasticsearch (via developer console of Kibana). The index looks like this:

PUT _template/example_index
{
  "index_patterns": ["example_index*"],
  "settings": {
    "number_of_shards": 5,
    "number_of_replicas": 1
  },
  "mappings": {
    "track": {
      "properties": {
        "hash": {
          "type": "keyword"
        },
        "time": {
          "type": "date"
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

After that I put some data in Elasticsearch, and I create the index in Kibana via management -> index patterns -> create index; it will show the 'time' as a string field. It does not find any time fields at all.

The time in the added documents look like this: 1537185147182


#2

The created index and the index used to insert the data had a different name. Thus elasticsearch uses the dynamic way, and creates it how it likes.

Changing the index name fixed this.


(kulkarni) #3

Glad that you reported back the solution that worked for you.

Cheers
Rashmi


(system) #4

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