Unable to find script ” + id + ” in cluster state – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Unable to find script ” + id + ” in cluster state – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch 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 script ” + id + ” in cluster state” 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: cluster.

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 discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”unable to find script [” + id + “] in cluster state”classname  is ScriptService.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

StoredScriptSource getScriptFromClusterState(String id) {
  ScriptMetadata scriptMetadata = clusterState.metadata().custom(ScriptMetadata.TYPE);
  if (scriptMetadata == null) {
  throw new ResourceNotFoundException("unable to find script [" + id + "] in cluster state");
  StoredScriptSource source = scriptMetadata.getStoredScript(id);
  if (source == null) {


Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 "PKIX path building failed" and "unable to find valid certification path to requested target" -views 1,239,256 ,score 430

How to list all available Kafka brokers in a cluster? -views   111,830,score 62



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