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Elasticsearch does not start when bitbucket version is udpated

I updated bitbucket DC from 6.10 to 7.17.3. When I  run  

su stash /data/atlassian-bitbucket-7.17.3/bin/

The bitbucket service is started but the elasticsearch is not starting,  I see below message during startup


Starting Atlassian Bitbucket as the current user

Starting bundled Elasticsearch
Hint: Run --no-search to skip starting Elasticsearch
could not find java in bundled jdk at /data/atlassian-bitbucket-7.17.3/elasticsearch/jdk/bin/jav
There was a problem starting bundled Elasticsearch

Starting Bitbucket webapp at http://localhost:7990
The Bitbucket webapp has been started.

If you cannot access Bitbucket within 3 minutes, or encounter other issues, check the troubleshooting guide at:

 I am wondering if I need to change or set java path again, I  am using 1.8.0_202

1 answer

The new version of Bitbucket comes with the updated version of Elasticsearch and  for that we had tell ES about the  java path. I set up the java path like below and it started working.

export JAVA_HOME=$(dirname $(dirname $(readlink $(readlink $(which javac)))))
source ~/.bashrc
export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin


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