Version < and NOT supported for - How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 6.8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when you’re trying to use a feature or plugin that is not supported by the current version of Elasticsearch you’re running. This could be due to a version mismatch between your Elasticsearch and the feature or plugin. To resolve this issue, you can either upgrade or downgrade your Elasticsearch to a version that supports the feature or plugin. Alternatively, you can look for a version of the feature or plugin that is compatible with your current Elasticsearch version.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” version [{}] < [{}] and NOT supported for [{}] " to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, version.

Log Context

Log “version [{}] We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

        if (version.onOrAfter(minimumVersion)) {
            logger.debug("version [{}] >= [{}] and supported for [{}]"; version; minimumVersion; resourceOwnerName);
            return ResourcePublishResult.ready();
        } else {
            logger.error("version [{}]