Negative adjusted total memory found in memory stats – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

Aug-23, Version: 8-8.9

Briefly, this error occurs when Elasticsearch’s JVM memory statistics report a negative value for the total adjusted memory. This could be due to a bug in the JVM, or an issue with the way Elasticsearch calculates memory statistics. To resolve this issue, you could try updating your JVM to the latest version, or adjusting the JVM options to allocate more memory to Elasticsearch. If the problem persists, consider contacting Elasticsearch support or raising an issue on their GitHub page.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” negative adjusted total memory [{}] found in memory stats ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: monitor, memory.

Log Context

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We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

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