Error adding ingest pipeline template %s for %s – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to add an ingest pipeline template due to issues like incorrect template syntax, insufficient permissions, or connectivity problems. To resolve this, ensure the template syntax is correct and compatible with your Elasticsearch version. Check if the user has the necessary permissions to add a pipeline template. Also, verify the connectivity between Elasticsearch and the application trying to add the template. If the issue persists, check the Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

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

Log Context

Log “error adding ingest pipeline template [%s] for [%s]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     * @param pipelineId the pipeline that failed to be created.
     * @param e The exception that caused the failure.
    protected void onPutPipelineFailure(String pipelineId; Exception e) {
        logger.error(() -> format("error adding ingest pipeline template [%s] for [%s]"; pipelineId; getOrigin()); e);


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