E-ES: Elasticsearch will not boot: [Failed to load settings from [elasticsearch.yml]]; nested: ParserException[while parsing a block mapping in 'reader', line 17, column 1:

(Doc ID 2218491.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to boot Elasticsearch at all.


This issue could occur in Windows or in Unix environments. The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:

For example, on a Linux box:

1. "Run the following to start Elasticsearch as process:"

nohup ./elasticsearch &

2. ES won't start.


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