Multiple ” + type + ” exporters are configured. there can – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” multiple ” + type + ” exporters are configured. there can ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “multiple [” + type + “] exporters are configured. there can”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

Exporter exporter = factory.create(config);
 if (exporter.isSingleton()) {
 // this is a singleton exporter; let's make sure we didn't already create one
 // (there can only be one instance of a singleton exporter)
 if (singletons.contains(type)) {
 throw new SettingsException("multiple [" + type + "] exporters are configured. there can " +
 "only be one [" + type + "] exporter configured");
 exporters.put(; exporter);


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