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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Unable to link C library. native methods privset will be disabled.” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: bootstrap, filter. See below-detailed explanations complete with common problems, examples and useful tips.


To help troubleshoot related issues we have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github , please review the following for further information :

Unable To Link C Library Native Met
discuss.elastic.co/t/unable-to-link-c-library-native-methods-mlockall-will-be-disabled/18344

 

Warn Common Jna Unable To Link C Li
discuss.elastic.co/t/warn-common-jna-unable-to-link-c-library-native-methods-mlockall-will-be-disabled/26236

 


Log Context

Log ”Unable to link C library. native methods privset will be disabled.” classname is SystemCallFilter.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

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







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