Head Plugin for Elasticsearch 5.0.1

(Sharon Sasporta) #1

I upgraded my elasticsearch form 2.4.1 to 5.0.1

It seems that my head plugin isn’t working anymore.

I am getting the following error:

{"error":{"root_cause":[{"type":"illegal_argument_exception","reason":"No endpoint or operation is available at [head]"}],"type":"illegal_argument_exception","reason":"No endpoint or operation is available at [head]"},"status":400}

Do I need to install a new plugin version? Does it exist for 5.0.1?


(Christoph) #2


in Elasticsearch 5.x, site plugins are not supported. The head github page suggests you can run it as a stand alone server though. Not sure if that works with 5.0.1 though.

(Sharon Sasporta) #3


Will it be supported in the future?


(Christoph) #4


The plan is not to support site plugins anymore (issue). I'm not sure what the plans for the head plugin are, but reading this issue in their repo I think they will only continue support for running it with the built in server.

(system) #5

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