Elasticsearch URL not accessible outside of the server publicly

(Bishwadeep Kc) #1

Hi there,
I installed elasticsearch following the article on https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/how-to-install-elastic-stack-on-ubuntu-16-04/. I manage to run it successfully on my local machine because I was accessing it from my local environment.
I have installed it on my dev server and I want to access it from another server. I can access it with localhost:9200 in my dev server but not from outside the server. I tried updating the elasticsearch.yml file with following settings:

bootstrap.mlockall: true
http.port: 9200

Enabled port 9200 to be accessed publicly with "ufw enable"
sudo netstat -plnt shows the port is listening.
But still I am not able to access the URL publicly.
Can you please suggest me what I need to do to make it work?

Thank you,
Bishwadeep KC

(David Pilato) #2

Can you show your elasticsearch logs?

(Bishwadeep Kc) #3

Hi David,
There were not any errors in the log file (only stopping.. closing.. starting). The service restart works completely fine. I was able to access the localhost:9200 from the server.

(David Pilato) #4

I'm not looking for errors. I'm looking for your logs.

(poojagupta) #5

Hi Bishwadeep,

Can you access the URL with IP of your node on which elastic search is installed outside of local server?
Please share your /etc/hosts file snapshot.

For accessing the elasticsearch URL outside of local server you have to make some changes in hosts file.

(system) #6

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