Log Starting GCE discovery service – How To Solve Related Issues



Log Starting GCE discovery service – How To Solve Related Issues

Opster Team

Jan-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

 

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Starting GCE discovery service ” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: cloud-aws, discovery, discovery-gce, instances and plugins.

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Log Context

Log “Starting GCE discovery service” classname is GceInstancesServiceImpl.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         }

        try {
            gceJsonFactory = new JacksonFactory();

            logger.info("starting GCE discovery service");
            // Forcing Google Token API URL as set in GCE SDK to
            //      http://metadata/computeMetadata/v1/instance/service-accounts/default/token
            // See https://developers.google.com/compute/docs/metadata#metadataserver
            String tokenServerEncodedUrl = GceMetadataService.GCE_HOST.get(settings) +
                "/computeMetadata/v1/instance/service-accounts/default/token";






Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Es 5 5 0 Will Not Start Up With Gce

2 Es6 4 Will Not Start Up With Gce Di






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