How to start plugins when building from source


I've made a custom changes to the ES core and am building and running it from source using the provided. However, I'm not able to figure out how to start a custom plugin when building from source.

Do we need to update any configuration when starting a plugin? I couldn't find any documentation trying to achieve this.

Not sure about your version but elasticsearch repo contains already plugins. You can use them as an example, no?

Hi David,

I'm using a customized version of ES 2.3.

I however haven't been able to figure out how to enable a plugin, neither existing nor a new custom one, when running ES using

You want to use this script for tests?

May be you can create integration tests like the ones here:

Not really the answer you are looking for but I wrote this which can help: