GCE Discovery pluginedit

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


Version 8.12.0 of the Elastic Stack has not yet been released.

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-8.12.0.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.