JVM home System getProperty java home – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 7-8.2

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Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch cannot find the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in the specified path. This could be due to incorrect JAVA_HOME environment variable setup or the absence of Java in your system. To resolve this, you can install Java if it’s not installed, or correctly set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the correct Java installation directory. Additionally, ensure that the user running Elasticsearch has the necessary permissions to access the Java directory.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” JVM home [{}]”; System.getProperty(“java.home ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: node.

Log Context

Log “JVM home [{}]”; System.getProperty(“java.home” classname is Node.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                Constants.JVM_VERSION
            );
            if (jvmInfo.getBundledJdk()) {
                logger.info("JVM home [{}]; using bundled JDK [{}]"; System.getProperty("java.home"); jvmInfo.getUsingBundledJdk());
            } else {
                logger.info("JVM home [{}]"; System.getProperty("java.home"));
                deprecationLogger.warn(
                    DeprecationCategory.OTHER;
                    "no-jdk";
                    "no-jdk distributions that do not bundle a JDK are deprecated and will be removed in a future release"
                );

 

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