Store selected JSON field as string


I currently have two database columns which contain JSON as a
nvarchar(max). I need ElasticSearch to analyze one of them, but ignore
the other one so it will be stored as a string. Is this possible?

I tried the following mapping for the string-json:

"jsontest": {
    "type": "object",
    "enabled" : false

And also:

"jsontest": {
    "type": "string",
    "index" : "not_analyzed"

The first will still give me a JSON tree in elasticsearch. The latter gives a MapperParsingException:failed to parse to string

(Michael McCandless) #2

As long as you escape embedded double quotes inside the string that's actually a JSON string, you should be able to store that string value. ES will treat it as a string and not try to parse it as JSON.

Mike McCandless

(system) #3

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