robustness

Geoff Wong <>
Sat Jun 17 08:36:04 CEST 2000


> Is there a common Erlang approach to dealing with loss of a remote
> node?

Using net_kernerl:monitor_nodes(true) seems to be the
accepted way to do this. The monitoring process should
get a { nodedown, Node } or { nodeup, Node } as appropriate.

> How does a set of networked nodes know, for example, if one of them
> suddenly ceases to function (loses power, etc.) without sending any
> exit signals?
 
Hmm - a question for an Erlang kernel person :-).

Geoff





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