No registryName registered for name – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-7.17

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to access a component (like a plugin or a module) that is not registered in the system. This could be due to a missing or incorrectly installed component. To resolve this issue, you can try reinstalling the component or checking its configuration. If it’s a custom component, ensure it’s properly registered during the Elasticsearch initialization process. Also, check for any typos or case-sensitivity issues in the component’s name.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” no [” + registryName + “] registered for [” + name + “] ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: .

Log Context

Log “no [” + registryName + “] registered for [” + name + “]” class name is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 * @throws ParsingException if the named thing isn't in the registry or the name was deprecated and deprecated names aren't supported.
 public T lookup(String name; XContentLocation xContentLocation; DeprecationHandler deprecationHandler) {
 T value = lookupReturningNullIfNotFound(name; deprecationHandler);
 if (value == null) {
 throw new ParsingException(xContentLocation; "no [" + registryName + "] registered for [" + name + "]");
 return value;
 }  /**


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