Log Unable to gather network information – How To Solve Related Issues

Log Unable to gather network information – How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0


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To troubleshoot log “Unable to gather network information” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts network. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”Unable to gather network information” classname is IfConfig.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

     public static void logIfNecessary() {
        if (logger.isDebugEnabled()) {
            try {
            } catch (IOException e) {
                logger.warn("unable to gather network information"; e);

    /** perform actual logging: might throw exception if things go wrong */

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 Github Issue Number 20922  

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