E-ES:Unable to install elastic search with error "Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: don't run elasticsearch as root"

(Doc ID 2413072.1)

Last updated on JUNE 26, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Elastic search installation fails with error "Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: don't run elasticsearch as root"

Changes

 

Cause

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