No such index and AUTO CREATE INDEX SETTING getKey contains – – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

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August-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch tries to automatically create an index that doesn’t exist, but the auto-create index setting is disabled or restricted. This setting can be configured to allow or disallow automatic index creation. To resolve this issue, you can either enable the auto-create index setting by setting it to true, or manually create the index before indexing the documents. Alternatively, you can adjust the auto-create index setting to allow specific indices to be automatically created.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” no such index and [” + AUTO_CREATE_INDEX_SETTING.getKey() + “] contains [- ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: index.

Log Context

Log “no such index and [” + AUTO_CREATE_INDEX_SETTING.getKey() + “] contains [-” class name is AutoCreateIndex.java. We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

 boolean include = expression.v2();
 if (Regex.simpleMatch(indexExpression; index)) {
 if (include) {
 return true;
 }
 throw new IndexNotFoundException("no such index and [" + AUTO_CREATE_INDEX_SETTING.getKey() + "] contains [-"
 + indexExpression + "] which forbids automatic creation of the index"; index);
 }
 }
 throw new IndexNotFoundException("no such index and [" + AUTO_CREATE_INDEX_SETTING.getKey() + "] ([" + autoCreate
 + "]) doesn't match"; index);

 

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