E-ES: Elasticsearch Install Fails with ERROR: bootstrap checks failed
(Doc ID 2504608.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.57 and later
Generic (Platform Independent)
On : 8.57 version, Elastic Search
Elasticsearch 6.1.2 installation fails to boot after fresh install.
PT 8.57, ES 6.1.2_02
ES DPK is downloaded from edelivery for PeopleTools 8.57
Java in use is what came with the DPK (jre1.8.0_191)
Elasticsearch Installation Completed.
Do you want to install Kibana: (y/n): y
Elasticsearch Host: xxxxx.net
Elasticsearch Port: 9400
Do you want to use the same Elasticsearch(as above) for kibana: (y/n): y
Enter the server port for Kibana [ 5601 ] :
Checking if Elasticsearch service is running.......
Elasticsearch service is not running. Checking again....
When try to start the ES, error log shows-
ERROR:  bootstrap checks failed
: max virtual memory areas vm.max_map_count  is too low,
increase to at least 
[2019-02-01T13:29:15,753][WARN ][o.e.b.JNANatives ] unable to install syscall filter:
java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException: seccomp unavailable: CONFIG_SECCOMP not compiled into kernel, CONFIG_SECCOMP and CONFIG_SECCOMP_FILTER are needed
at org.elasticsearch.bootstrap.SystemCallFilter.linuxImpl(SystemCallFilter.java:341) ~[elasticsearch-6.1.2.jar:6.1.2]
nofile value and vm.max_map_count increased per suggestion.
REINSTALL after system configuration change:
Startup ES log:
.node validation exception
 bootstrap checks failed
: system call filters failed to install; check the logs and fix your configuration or
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