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Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine, commonly used as a substitute for Solr or for collecting log and metrics data.

You can easily add it to your Lando app by adding an entry to the services top-level config in your Landofile.

    type: elasticsearch

Supported versions

Patch versions

Not officially supported!

While we allow users to specify patch versions for this service, they are not officially supported, so if you use one, YMMV.

To use a patch version, you can do something as shown below:

    type: elasticsearch:5.6.15

But make sure you use one of the available patch tags for the underlying image we are using.

Other requirements

Elasticsearch requires you set the kernel property vm.max_map_count to at least 262144 in order to run correctly. Lando will attempt to set this on install if you use any of our official package installers for Windows, macOS, Debian, RPM or Pacman.

However, if you are installing from source or via another pathway you will need to set this manually. Generally this can be accomplished with the following:

sysctl -w vm.max_map_count=262144

But we recommend you check out the following issue for more information: