Distributed Erlang with only IP-address?

Raimo Niskanen <>
Mon Aug 19 07:53:32 CEST 2002


I think it will work just by giving the nodename explicitly when you
start the node, 
	-sname 
and then try
	net_adm:ping('')
	rpc:call('', M, F, A)
note the single quotes.

/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



Hans Nilsson wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> is there any way to use distributed Erlang on hosts which does not have
> hostnames?  It is not possible to have a DNS and not even a /etc/hosts
> file :-(
> 
> I need to do things like
> 
>         net_adm:ping()
>         rpc:call(, M, F, A)
>         :
>         :
> 
> /Hans Nilsson
>



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