Adding ingest pipeline – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when there’s an issue adding an ingest pipeline in Elasticsearch. An ingest pipeline is a sequence of processors that perform transformations on data. The error could be due to incorrect pipeline configuration, insufficient permissions, or a system error. To resolve this, ensure the pipeline configuration is correct and valid. Check if the user has the necessary permissions to add a pipeline. If it’s a system error, restarting Elasticsearch might help. Also, ensure that the Elasticsearch version supports the pipeline feature.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” adding ingest pipeline {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, template.

Log Context

Log “adding ingest pipeline {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                                "error adding ingest pipeline [{}] for [{}]; request was not acknowledged";
                        } else {
                  "adding ingest pipeline {}"; pipelineConfig.getId());

                    public void onFailure(Exception e) {


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