JVM arguments – How to solve this OpenSearch error

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Aug-23, Version: 1-2.9

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Briefly, this error occurs when there are issues with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) arguments in OpenSearch. It could be due to incorrect syntax, invalid arguments, or missing required arguments. To resolve this, you should first verify the syntax and validity of your JVM arguments. If the error persists, check if all required arguments are provided. If necessary, consult the OpenSearch documentation for the correct usage of JVM arguments. Lastly, ensure that your JVM version is compatible with your OpenSearch version.

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” JVM arguments {} ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following OpenSearch concepts: node.

Log Context

Log “JVM arguments {}” classname is Node.java.
We extracted the following from OpenSearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

                    "no-jdk distributions that do not bundle a JDK are deprecated and will be removed in a future release"
            logger.info("JVM arguments {}"; Arrays.toString(jvmInfo.getInputArguments()));
            if (Build.CURRENT.isProductionRelease() == false) {
                    "version [{}] is a pre-release version of OpenSearch and is not suitable for production";


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