Jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Feb-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you run Elasticsearch Error Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: bootstrap and client.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line” classname is Bootstrap.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         }

        // warn if running using the client VM
        if (JvmInfo.jvmInfo().getVmName().toLowerCase(Locale.ROOT).contains("client")) {
            ESLogger logger = Loggers.getLogger(Bootstrap.class);
            logger.warn("jvm uses the client vm; make sure to run `java` with the server vm for best performance by adding `-server` to the command line");
        }

        try {
            if (!foreground) {
                Loggers.disableConsoleLogging();




 

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