Pipeline is missing – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Pipeline is missing – 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 Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” pipeline is missing ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: ,,, and.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to pinpoint the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations how to resolve them (free tool that requires no installation).

Log Context

Log”pipeline [{}] is missing”classname  is IngestService.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (Regex.simpleMatch(request.getId(); pipelineKey)) {
  if (toRemove.isEmpty() && Regex.isMatchAllPattern(request.getId()) == false) {
  throw new ResourceNotFoundException("pipeline [{}] is missing"; request.getId());
  } else if (toRemove.isEmpty()) {
  return currentState;
  final Map pipelinesCopy = new HashMap(pipelines);
  for (String key : toRemove) {


Run the Check-Up to get a customized report like this:

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