I am having a problem running elasticsearch-0.90.11.deb on Ubuntu 12.04.4
LTS (VMWare VM, Intel Xeon @ 2.3Ghz, 2GB RAM). The problem occurs after I
/etc/init.d/elasticsearch start. Although ES appears to start
successfully, grepping for the process shows it is not running.
Issuing the following:
log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger (node).
log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly.
log4j:WARN See http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/faq.html#noconfig for
With help from a developer colleague I have managed to get it to run by
adding a suitable log4j.properties file to /usr/share/elasticsearch/bin,
cd-ing to that directory and running
./elasticsearch -f -Dlog4j.configuration=./log4j.properties. However, I'm not sure why this
would have been required in the first place and feel there must be
something misconfigured that's resulting in the init.d script failing to
I have tried adding the following to /etc/elasticsearch/elasticsearch.yml
but it doesn't make a difference:
ES is one of the dependencies for some software we are running called atom,
which only support ES < v1. The install instructions are available at
The version of Java is Oracle’s JVM distributed by Web Upd8:
java version "1.8.0_11"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_11-b12)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.11-b03, mixed mode)
Thanks for any help you can provide.
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