Could not delete filter with ID filterId because it does not exist – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.16-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when you attempt to delete a filter in Elasticsearch using a filter ID that does not exist in the system. This could be due to a typo in the filter ID or the filter may have already been deleted. To resolve this issue, you can verify the filter ID and ensure it exists before attempting to delete it. Alternatively, you can implement error handling to catch this exception and handle it appropriately, such as by logging the error or notifying the user.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Could not delete filter with ID [” + filterId + “] because it does not exist ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin, filter, delete.

Log Context

Log “Could not delete filter with ID [” + filterId + “] because it does not exist” class name is TransportDeleteFilterAction.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 executeAsyncWithOrigin(client; ML_ORIGIN; BulkAction.INSTANCE; bulkRequestBuilder.request(); new ActionListener() {
 @Override
 public void onResponse(BulkResponse bulkResponse) {
 if (bulkResponse.getItems()[0].status() == RestStatus.NOT_FOUND) {
 listener.onFailure(
 new ResourceNotFoundException("Could not delete filter with ID [" + filterId + "] because it does not exist")
 );
 } else {
 listener.onResponse(AcknowledgedResponse.TRUE);
 }
 }

 

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