A Tweak For ELK On Docker

One annoyance I’ve hit whilst running ELK on Docker is, after rebooting my system, the same error keeps returning:

The core of the fix to this problem is helpfully included in the output:

And on Ubuntu fixing this is a one-liner:

Only, this is not persisted across a reboot.

To fix this permenantly, I needed to do:

sudo vim /etc/sysctl.d/60-elasticsearch.conf

And add in the following line:

I am not claiming credit for this fix. I found it here. I’m just sharing here because I know in future I will need to do this again, and it’s easiest if I know where to start looking 🙂

Another important step if persisting data is to ensure the folder is owned by 991:991 .


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