I can see that elasticsearch isn't running; how do I fix this?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Troubleshooting steps for Bitbucket Server Code Search

It's a great troubleshooting guide: now I know what's wrong. But it doesn't say anything about how to fix it! How do I install elasticsearch and get it running!?

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Does $BITBUCKET_INSTALL_DIR/bin/start-search.sh work for you?

e.g. for me that's ./bitbucket-4.11.1/bin/start-search.sh


I also add these two lines to the beginning of that script (as well as the "stop-search.sh" one), but one of these days I'm going to dig deeper and figure out a way that I can stop doing this (annoying to have to remember to edit the files every time I upgrade Bitbucket):


export JAVA_HOME=`readlink -f /etc/alternatives/java_sdk`
export BITBUCKET_HOME=/PATH/TO/bitbucket-home

Note:  this is on Centos7.   Technique for setting JAVA_HOME might be different in your environment.  And if you're on windows the files to edit / invoke would probably be "start-search.bat" and "stop-search.bat".


p.s.  I invite you to try my add-on:  Bit-Booster for Bitbucket Server

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