Error putting latest template – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 7.1-8.2

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch fails to update or put a new index template into the system. This could be due to incorrect template syntax, insufficient permissions, or a network issue. To resolve this, ensure the template syntax is correct and compatible with your Elasticsearch version. Check that the user has the necessary permissions to put a template. Lastly, verify your network connectivity to the Elasticsearch cluster.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Error putting latest template [{}] ” 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 putting latest template [{}]” 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("Error putting latest template [{}]"; templateName);

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


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