Elasticsearch error: curl: (7) Failed to connect to localhost port 9200: Connection refused

I installed the elasticsearch in my local but when I tried to access this command curl -X GET http://localhost:9200/ it's giving me the error that the connection was refused.

curl: (7) Failed to connect to localhost port 9200: Connection refused

Please what's wrong with curl?

There is not a lot of information to go on here. Which version did you install? How is it configured? How did you install it? Is there anything in the Elasticsearch logs?

I had installed 7.1.0 elasticsearch version

Here is the screenshot of elasticsearch.yml

'cluster.name: ACM_STG_Cluster
node.name: pvg03s1acmes01
path.data: /elasticdata/data
path.logs: /elasticlogs/logs
cluster.initial_master_nodes: ["sjc04s1ctres01"]
discovery.seed_hosts: [""]

  • 'CN=pvg03s1acmes*''

I installed by these instructions: https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/brew.html

I do have a lot of files in logs. do you want me to upload the logs as well?

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Note that we don't support the distribution/this plugin you are using here.

Thanks @dadoonet. BTW May I know since which elasticsearch version have they stopped supporting the above distribution?

OpenDistro has never been supported here and they have their own forum. I do suspect your issue is that you have configured you http host to not listen to localhost.

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