Issues with Running Elasticseach from Command Line on Linux – bootstrap checks failed
I ran into some issues running Elasticsearch on Linux. The issues and solutions might be of some use for others.
vm.max_map_count  is too low
If you are getting the following error:
Then you can resolve it by increasing the max_map_count to the suggested value for the vm option using sysctl. But you need to run it as root.
Max File Descriptors
Here is the error you might see:
In order to resolve this, we can update the following for the user in /etc/security/limits.conf.