Unable to link C library. native methods seccomp will be disabled. – How to solve related issues

Opster Team

Jan-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 ” Unable to link C library. native methods seccomp will be disabled. ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: bootstrap and filter.

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 “Unable to link C library. native methods (seccomp) will be disabled.” classname is SystemCallFilter.java.
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

         LinuxLibrary lib = null;
        if (Constants.LINUX) {
            try {
                lib = (LinuxLibrary) Native.loadLibrary("c"; LinuxLibrary.class);
            } catch (UnsatisfiedLinkError e) {
                logger.warn("unable to link C library. native methods (seccomp) will be disabled."; e);
            }
        }
        linux_libc = lib;
    }





 

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