Running the cli with command – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 6.8-6.8

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Briefly, this error occurs when you try to execute a command-line interface (CLI) command that Elasticsearch doesn’t recognize or support. This could be due to a typo, incorrect syntax, or the command might not be available in the version of Elasticsearch you’re using. To resolve this issue, you should first verify the command and its syntax. If it’s correct, check the Elasticsearch documentation to ensure the command is supported in your version. If the command is not supported, you may need to upgrade your Elasticsearch version or find an alternative command.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Running the cli with: ${command} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.

Log Context

Log “Running the cli with: ${command}” classname is build.gradle.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

List command = [new File(project.runtimeJavaHome; 'bin/java').absolutePath]
        if ('true'.equals(System.getProperty('debug'; 'false'))) {
        command += '-agentlib:jdwp=transport=dt_socket;server=y;suspend=y;address=8000'
        command += ['-jar'; jar.archivePath.absolutePath]"running the cli with: ${command}")

        new ProcessBuilder(command)


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