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not able to start kibana 5.6.16

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Hi Experts,

I am not able to start kibana.  I am using ubuntu 18 version and I had installed kibana 5.6.16.
and create user kibana, changed ownership to kibana  for the kibana folder(installation folder)
and tried to start kibana service

ubuntu@ip-10-21-36-40:~$ sudo service kibana status
● kibana.service - Kibana
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/kibana.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Fri 2021-06-11 04:44:13 UTC; 28min ago
  Process: 5134 ExecStart=/usr/share/kibana/bin/kibana -c /etc/kibana/kibana.yml (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
 Main PID: 5134 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)

Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Scheduled restart job, restart counter is at 5.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: Stopped Kibana.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Start request repeated too quickly.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: Failed to start Kibana.

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ubuntu@ip-10-21-36-40:~$ journalctl -fu kibana.service
Jun 11 04:44:12 ip-10-21-36-40 kibana[5134]:     at exports.default (/usr/share/kibana/src/cli/serve/read_yaml_config.js:10:23)
Jun 11 04:44:12 ip-10-21-36-40 kibana[5134]:     at readServerSettings (/usr/share/kibana/src/cli/serve/serve.js:48:51)
Jun 11 04:44:12 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: 
Jun 11 04:44:12 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: 
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: kibana.service: Scheduled restart job, restart counter is at 5.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: Stopped Kibana.
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: 
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: .
Jun 11 04:44:13 ip-10-21-36-40 systemd[1]: Failed to start Kibana.when I start kibana service i get the following errors 

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