Identity on so found plugins implementing – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 2.8-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when OpenSearch cannot find any plugins implementing a specific feature or functionality. This could be due to the plugin not being installed, not being enabled, or not being correctly configured. To resolve this issue, you should first check if the required plugin is installed and enabled. If it is, ensure that it is correctly configured according to the plugin’s documentation. If the plugin is not installed, you should install it following the OpenSearch guidelines. If the error persists, consider seeking help from the OpenSearch community or the plugin’s developers.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Identity on so found plugins implementing: ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: plugins, node.

Log Context

Log “Identity on so found plugins implementing:” classname is
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :


            final List identityPlugins = new ArrayList();
            if (FeatureFlags.isEnabled(FeatureFlags.IDENTITY)) {
                // If identity is enabled load plugins implementing the extension point
      "Identity on so found plugins implementing: " + pluginsService.filterPlugins(IdentityPlugin.class).toString());

            final IdentityService identityService = new IdentityService(settings; identityPlugins);


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