Unable to find filter ” + resourceId +” – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Unable to find filter ” + resourceId +” ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: filter and plugin.

Log Context

Log “Unable to find filter [” + resourceId +”]”classname  is TransportGetFiltersAction.java We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return MlFilter.LENIENT_PARSER.parse(parser; null).build();
 protected ResourceNotFoundException notFoundException(String resourceId) {
 return new ResourceNotFoundException("Unable to find filter [" + resourceId +"]");
 protected String executionOrigin() {
 return ML_ORIGIN;


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