Failed to get id id – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to retrieve a document because the specified ID does not exist in the index. This could be due to a typo in the ID, the document being deleted, or the index not being refreshed after a recent update. To resolve this issue, you can verify the ID, ensure the document exists, or refresh the index. If the problem persists, consider checking your Elasticsearch logs for more detailed error information.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to get id [” + id + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

Log Context

Log “Failed to get id [” + id + “]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 StoredFieldLoader storedFieldLoader = buildStoredFieldLoader(storedFields; fetchSourceContext; loader);
 LeafStoredFieldLoader leafStoredFieldLoader = storedFieldLoader.getLoader(docIdAndVersion.reader.getContext(); null);
 try {
 } catch (IOException e) {
 throw new ElasticsearchException("Failed to get id [" + id + "]"; e);
 }  // put stored fields into result objects
 if (leafStoredFieldLoader.storedFields().isEmpty() == false) {
 Set needed = new HashSet<>();


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