Erlang distribution

Mickaël Rémond <>
Wed May 19 14:25:22 CEST 2004

On Wed, 19 May 2004 13:51:37 +0200 (CEST), Joe Armstrong <>  

> Umm interesting,
>   This  looks almost  what  I want  (possibly)  - what  puzzels me  is
> authentication. Can  it be  arranged that nodes  A and  B authenticate
> each other with one cookie (C1),  whereas A and C authenticate with a
> different cookie (C2) ?

This is already the case. You can define cookies use to communicate with a  
given node, which can be different from the cookie to communicate with  
another one:

erlang:set_cookie(Node, Cookie)


Mickaël Rémond

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