E-ES: Cannot Start The Elasticsearch Service After Manual Installation (Doc ID 2229433.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2017

Applies to:

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

Goal

On : 8.55 version, Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch manual installation - cannot start the elastic search service after installation

Performed the manual installation steps according to the doc 'Install Elasticsearch manually using DPK". You usually are not able to install the service using the service.bat command and the following errors are present when you try to start the service using service.bat it errors.
From the log
[2017-01-30 13:46:50] [info] [ 3100] Commons Daemon procrun (1.0.15.0 64-bit) started
[2017-01-30 13:46:50] [info] [ 3100] Service elasticsearch-service-x64 name Elasticsearch 2.3.2 (elasticsearch-service-x64)
[2017-01-30 13:46:51] [info] [ 3100] Service 'elasticsearch-service-x64' installed
[2017-01-30 13:46:51] [info] [ 3100] Commons Daemon procrun finished
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [info] [ 4832] Commons Daemon procrun (1.0.15.0 64-bit) started
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [info] [ 4832] Starting service 'elasticsearch-service-x64' ...
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [info] [ 1920] Commons Daemon procrun (1.0.15.0 64-bit) started
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [info] [ 1920] Running 'elasticsearch-service-x64' Service...
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [info] [ 4540] Starting service...
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [error] [ 4540] Failed creating java %JAVA_HOME%\bin\server\jvm.dll
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [error] [ 4540] The system cannot find the path specified.
[2017-01-30 13:48:14] [error] [ 4540] ServiceStart returned 1
[2017-01-30 13:48:15] [error] [ 4540] The system cannot find the path specified.
[2017-01-30 13:48:15] [info] [ 1920] Run service finished.
[2017-01-30 13:48:15] [info] [ 1920] Commons Daemon procrun finished
[2017-01-30 13:48:16] [error] [ 4832] Failed to start 'elasticsearch-service-x64' service
[2017-01-30 13:48:16] [error] [ 4832] The data area passed to a system call is too small.
[2017-01-30 13:48:17] [info] [ 4832] Start service finished.
[2017-01-30 13:48:17] [error] [ 4832] Commons Daemon procrun failed with exit value: 5 (Failed to start service)
[2017-01-30 13:48:17] [error] [ 4832] The data area passed to a system call is too small.
 

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