Data stream request getName does not exist – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 7.11-8.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when an operation is attempted on a non-existent data stream in Elasticsearch. The system is unable to find the data stream specified in the request. To resolve this issue, you can either create the data stream if it doesn’t exist or ensure the correct name of the existing data stream is used in the request. Also, check for any typographical errors in the data stream name. Additionally, ensure that the user has the necessary permissions to access the data stream.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” data stream [” + request.getName() + “] does not exist ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: request.

Log Context

Log “data stream [” + request.getName() + “] does not exist” class name is PromoteDataStreamTransportAction.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 }  static ClusterState promoteDataStream(ClusterState currentState; PromoteDataStreamAction.Request request) {
 DataStream dataStream = currentState.getMetadata().dataStreams().get(request.getName());
 if (dataStream == null) {
 throw new ResourceNotFoundException("data stream [" + request.getName() + "] does not exist");
 }  DataStream promotedDataStream = dataStream.promoteDataStream();
 Metadata.Builder metadata = Metadata.builder(currentState.metadata());
 metadata.put(promotedDataStream);

 

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