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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “If you are logged in interactively; you will have to re-login for the new limits to take effect.” it’s important to understand common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: bootstrap. See detailed explanations below complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


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Log Context

Log ”If you are logged in interactively; you will have to re-login for the new limits to take effect.” classname is JNANatives.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

                                 "\t# allow user '{}' mlockall\n" +
                                "\t{} soft memlock unlimited\n" +
                                "\t{} hard memlock unlimited";
                                user; user; user
                                );
                    logger.warn("If you are logged in interactively; you will have to re-login for the new limits to take effect.");
                }
            } else {
                logger.warn("Increase RLIMIT_MEMLOCK (ulimit).");
            }
        }






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