How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Failed to resolve local host. fallback to loopback

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Failed to resolve local host. fallback to loopback” it’s important to understand common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: network. See detailed explanations below complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.

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Log Context

Log ” failed to resolve local host; fallback to loopback” classname is
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

     static {
        InetAddress localAddressX;
        try {
            localAddressX = InetAddress.getLocalHost();
        } catch (Throwable e) {
            logger.warn("failed to resolve local host; fallback to loopback"; e);
            localAddressX = InetAddress.getLoopbackAddress();
        localAddress = localAddressX;

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