Which ports does distributed Erlang use?

Sean Hinde Sean.Hinde@REDACTED
Fri Oct 25 14:17:15 CEST 2002

> Outch, ooohhh nasty.
>   My netgear box has a load of "filter rules" one per open port.
>   Opening a  port is no  mean feat and  involves a lot  of squiggeling
> around in a lot of incomprehensible menus. It also likes fixed ports.
>   Has anybody hacked  the erlang distribution kernal to  use ONE fixed
> port.

You can reduce this to two ports with 

erl -name sean -kernel inet_dist_listen_min 4711 net_dist_listen_max 4711 

therefore only twice the hassle..


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