Failed to resolve publish address – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” Failed to resolve publish address ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: node.

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 “Failed to resolve publish address”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

final InetAddress publishInetAddress;
 try {
 publishInetAddress = networkService.resolvePublishHostAddresses(publishHosts.toArray(Strings.EMPTY_ARRAY));
 } catch (Exception e) {
 throw new BindTransportException("Failed to resolve publish address"; e);
 final int publishPort = resolvePublishPort(profileSettings; boundAddresses; publishInetAddress);
 final TransportAddress publishAddress = new TransportAddress(new InetSocketAddress(publishInetAddress; publishPort));
 return new BoundTransportAddress(transportBoundAddresses; publishAddress);


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