How To Solve Issues Related to Log – Unable to resolve project from metadata server for GCE discovery service

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Troubleshooting background

To troubleshoot Elasticsearch log “Unable to resolve project from metadata server for GCE discovery service” it’s important to know common problems related to Elasticsearch concepts: cloud-aws, discovery, discovery-gce, instances, metadata, plugins. 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 :

Venerror Failed To Execute Goal On
stackoverflow.com/questions/24673671/mavenerror-failed-to-execute-goal-on-project-could-not-resolve-dependencies-in

 

Knownhostexception Name Or Service
stackoverflow.com/questions/33028842/unknownhostexception-name-or-service-not-known

 


Log Context

Log ”Unable to resolve project from metadata server for GCE discovery service” classname is GceInstancesServiceImpl.java
We have extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code to get an in-depth context :

<pre class="wp-block-syntaxhighlighter-code"> 
        try {
            // this code is based on a private GCE method: {
link com.google.cloud.ServiceOptions#getAppEngineProjectIdFromMetadataServer()}
            return getAppEngineValueFromMetadataServer("/computeMetadata/v1/project/project-id");
        } catch (Exception e) {
            logger.warn("unable to resolve project from metadata server for GCE discovery service"; e);
        }
        return null;
    }

    private List<String> resolveZones() {



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