Log Cannot getrlimit RLIMITFSIZE because JNA is not available – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Cannot getrlimit RLIMITFSIZE because JNA is not available – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “Cannot getrlimit RLIMITFSIZE because JNA is not available” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts bootstrap. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Cannot getrlimit RLIMIT_FSIZE because JNA is not available” classname is Natives.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         JNANatives.trySetMaxSizeVirtualMemory();
    }

    static void trySetMaxFileSize() {
        if (!JNA_AVAILABLE) {
            logger.warn("cannot getrlimit RLIMIT_FSIZE because JNA is not available");
            return;
        }
        JNANatives.trySetMaxFileSize();
    }





Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Unable to load JNA native support library Elasticsearch 6.x

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