Ansible Role - Elasticsearch
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Ansible Role: Elasticsearch

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An Ansible Role that installs Elasticsearch on RedHat/CentOS or Debian/Ubuntu.


Requires at least Java 8. See role instructions for installing OpenJDK 8.

Role Variables

Available variables are listed below, along with default values (see defaults/main.yml):

elasticsearch_version: '6.x'

The major version to use when installing Elasticsearch.

elasticsearch_package_state: present

The elasticsearch package state; set to latest to upgrade or change versions.

elasticsearch_service_state: started
elasticsearch_service_enabled: true

Controls the Elasticsearch service options.

elasticsearch_network_host: localhost

Network host to listen for incoming connections on. By default we only listen on the localhost interface. Change this to the IP address to listen on a specific interface, or to listen on all interfaces.

elasticsearch_http_port: 9200

The port to listen for HTTP connections on.



Example Playbook

- hosts: search
    - geerlingguy.elasticsearch



Author Information

This role was created in 2014 by Jeff Geerling, author of Ansible for DevOps.