Max virtual memory areas vm.max_map_count [65530] is too low, increase to at least 

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[2021-05-03T11:54:54,091][INFO ][o.e.b.BootstrapChecks    ] [search-node1] bound or publishing to a non-loopback address, enforcing bootstrap checks
ERROR: [1] bootstrap checks failed
[1]: max virtual memory areas vm.max_map_count [65530] is too low, increase to at least [262144]
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ERROR: [1] bootstrap checks failed
[1]: max virtual memory areas vm.max_map_count [65530] is too low, increase to at least

 

Solution.

Add a line to the end of the /etc/sysctl.conf file
vm.max_map_count=262144
Run /sbin/sysctl -p to take effect immediately


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