A data frame analytics with id already exists – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.3-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when you try to create a data frame analytics job in Elasticsearch with an ID that already exists in the system. Elasticsearch requires unique IDs for each job. To resolve this issue, you can either delete the existing job with the same ID if it’s no longer needed or create a new job with a unique ID. It’s important to ensure that each job has a unique ID to avoid conflicts and maintain data integrity.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” A data frame analytics with id [{}] already exists ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “A data frame analytics with id [{}] already exists” class name is ExceptionsHelper.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 public static ResourceNotFoundException missingDataFrameAnalytics(String id) {
 return new ResourceNotFoundException("No known data frame analytics with id [{}]"; id);
 }  public static ResourceAlreadyExistsException dataFrameAnalyticsAlreadyExists(String id) {
 return new ResourceAlreadyExistsException("A data frame analytics with id [{}] already exists"; id);
 }  public static ResourceNotFoundException missingModelDeployment(String deploymentId) {
 return new ResourceNotFoundException("No known model deployment with id [{}]"; deploymentId);


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