GCE Discovery pluginedit

The Google Compute Engine Discovery plugin uses the GCE API to identify the addresses of seed hosts.


This plugin can be installed using the plugin manager:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin install discovery-gce

The plugin must be installed on every node in the cluster, and each node must be restarted after installation.

You can download this plugin for offline install from https://artifacts.elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch-plugins/discovery-gce/discovery-gce-8.8.2.zip. To verify the .zip file, use the SHA hash or ASC key.


The plugin can be removed with the following command:

sudo bin/elasticsearch-plugin remove discovery-gce

The node must be stopped before removing the plugin.