Could not retrieve logstash pipelines with ids – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.1-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to fetch the Logstash pipelines with the specified IDs. This could be due to incorrect pipeline IDs, connectivity issues between Elasticsearch and Logstash, or the pipelines may not exist. To resolve this, ensure the pipeline IDs are correct and exist in Logstash. Check the network connection between Elasticsearch and Logstash. Also, verify the Logstash and Elasticsearch configurations to ensure they are set up correctly to communicate with each other.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Could not retrieve logstash pipelines with ids: {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Could not retrieve logstash pipelines with ids: {}” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

            .filter(itemResponse -> itemResponse.getFailure() != null)
            .map(itemResponse -> itemResponse.getFailure().getId())
        if (ids.isEmpty() == false) {
  "Could not retrieve logstash pipelines with ids: {}"; ids);

    private String toWildcardPipelineIdPattern(String wildcardPipelineId) {
        Matcher matcher = WILDCARD_PATTERN.matcher(wildcardPipelineId);