Error putting latest template %s – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.17-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to update or put a new index template. This could be due to incorrect template syntax, insufficient permissions, or a network connectivity issue. To resolve this, ensure the template syntax is correct, the user has the necessary permissions, and the Elasticsearch cluster is accessible. 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 putting latest template [%s] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, template.

Log Context

Log “Error putting latest template [%s]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  "Auditor template [{}] successfully installed"; templateName);
        }; e -> {
            logger.warn(Strings.format("Error putting latest template [%s]"; templateName); e);

        synchronized (this) {
            if (hasLatestTemplate.get() == false) {


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