Install elasticsearch error in centos

(Guta Saputra) #1

hi there, last time i install elasticsearch in windows, everything work perfectly fine now
after some development on my application modules, now i decided to move to my server.

which in running on centos.

i have problems when installing it.

after downloading elasticsearch package.

i run this command :


and then i got this error msg :

> Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: don't run elasticsearch as root.
>         at org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.Bootstrap.initializeNatives(
>         at org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.Bootstrap.setup(
>         at org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.Bootstrap.init(
>         at org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.Elasticsearch.main(

this my environment specification :


java version "1.7.0_101"

elastic version 2.3.4

i dont know what to do to fix this one.

please help me.

thanks in advance.

(Magnus B├Ąck) #2

don't run elasticsearch as root

Don't run Elasticsearch as the root user. Run it as some other user, e.g. yourself.

(Me Cloud) #3

how to make elasticsearch don't run as root ?

(system) #4