How to run distributed Erlang through a firewall?

Chandru <>
Fri Jun 2 08:22:34 CEST 2006


On 01/06/06, Tony Zheng <> wrote:
> 2. If I don't use SSL and start erl commands with sys.config to restrict
> the TCP ports distributed Erlang, it seems to force two Erlang nodes to
> use only ports 4367--4368. But why will they not replicate between them?
>

You have to open op port 4369 as well. 4369 is the listen port for
epmd (erlang port mapper daemon).  This enables a node to discover
another named node.

cheers
Chandru



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