Log Unable to start GCE discovery service – How To Solve Related Issues


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

                 builder.setHttpRequestInitializer(credential);
            }

            this.client = builder.build();
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn("unable to start GCE discovery service"; e);
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("unable to start GCE discovery service"; e);
        }

        return this.client;
    }




 

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