SSL for Erlang Distribution

Fredrik Thulin <>
Tue Mar 28 09:42:36 CEST 2006


On Tuesday 28 March 2006 02:45, Tony Zheng wrote:
> If the distributed erlang nodes are run over SSL, it only affects
> those distributed command like spawn_link. It doesn't affect
> primitive command like message passing command - '!'. That means if
> we run distributed Mnesia, it doesn't automatically have encrypted
> communication between Mnesia nodes even if SSL is employed. Is that
> correct?

No, I don't believe that to be correct. Could you please just try it 
(with ethereal for example, as you suggested yourselfs) and post 
questions based on the results of the experiments instead of based on 
hypotheses that seem highly unlikely?

/Fredrik



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