I am using Nest v6.2.0 to connect to elastic search.
When I am trying to add a document of type A to an index I get a Self Referencing loop error because the object of type A has a property of type B and type B has a property of type A. Both objects of type A & B are database objects.
I can set the ReferenceLoopHandling setting to ReferenceLoopHandling.Ignore on a JsonParser and it can parse the object fine, but I can't seem to send that json string to elastic search. So how can I set the same setting on the Json Parser used by Nest? SO that I can send the object to elastic search and Nest can correctly parse the object without the self referencing loop error.
You may want to use different, simpler POCOs to model the documents that you're sending to Elasticsearch, to avoid potentially large object graphs through self-referencing loops.
You can reference
Nest.JsonNetSerializer nuget package and hook up Json.NET as the serializer to use with NEST, configuring the ReferenceLoopHandling property
var pool = new SingleNodeConnectionPool(new Uri("http://localhost:9200"));
var settings = new ConnectionSettings(pool, (builtInSerializer, connectionSettings) =>
new JsonNetSerializer(builtInSerializer, connectionSettings, () => new JsonSerializerSettings
ReferenceLoopHandling = ReferenceLoopHandling.Ignore
var client = new ElasticClient(settings);
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