Could not delete filter with ID – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Could not delete filter with ID – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Could not delete filter with ID” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: delete, filter, plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”Could not delete filter with ID [“classname  is
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() {
  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(new AcknowledgedResponse(true));

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