Unable to find filter resourceId – How to solve this Elasticsearch exception

Opster Team

August-23, Version: 7.2-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch is unable to locate a filter with the specified resourceId. This could be due to a typo in the filter name, the filter not being defined, or the filter not being properly loaded. To resolve this issue, you can check the filter name for typos, ensure the filter is correctly defined in your Elasticsearch configuration, or verify that the filter is properly loaded during Elasticsearch initialization.

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: plugin, filter.

Log Context

Log “Unable to find filter [” + resourceId + “]” class name 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();
 }  @Override
 protected ResourceNotFoundException notFoundException(String resourceId) {
 return new ResourceNotFoundException("Unable to find filter [" + resourceId + "]");
 }  @Override
 protected String executionOrigin() {
 return ML_ORIGIN;


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