Unknown exporter type ” + type + ” set for exporter ” + name + ” – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Unknown exporter type ” + type + ” set for exporter ” + name + ” – 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 “unknown exporter type ” + type + ” set for exporter ” + name + “” 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: plugin.


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”unknown exporter type [” + type + “] set for exporter [” + name + “]”classname  is Exporters.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

if (type == null) {
  throw new SettingsException("missing exporter type for [" + name + "] exporter");
  }
  Exporter.Factory factory = factories.get(type);
  if (factory == null) {
  throw new SettingsException("unknown exporter type [" + type + "] set for exporter [" + name + "]");
  }
  Exporter.Config config = new Exporter.Config(name; type; settings; clusterService; licenseState);
  if (!config.enabled()) {
  hasDisabled = true;
  if (logger.isDebugEnabled()) {

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 :

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