Received ping response with no matching id – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 2.3-2.3

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch receives a ping response from a node that it doesn’t recognize or that doesn’t match any known node ID. This could be due to network issues, node misconfiguration, or a node being removed from the cluster. To resolve this issue, you can check the network connectivity between nodes, ensure all nodes are correctly configured with unique IDs, and verify that no nodes have been unexpectedly removed from the cluster. If the problem persists, consider restarting the Elasticsearch service or the entire cluster.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” received ping response {} with no matching id [{}] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: discovery, discovery-multicast, ping, Plugin and response.

Log Context

Log “received ping response {} with no matching id [{}]” classname is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             if (logger.isTraceEnabled()) {
                logger.trace("[{}] received {}";; request.pingResponse);
            PingCollection responses = receivedResponses.get(;
            if (responses == null) {
                logger.warn("received ping response {} with no matching id [{}]"; request.pingResponse;;
            } else {


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