[erlang-questions] Running a shell automatically

Serge Aleynikov <>
Sat Oct 7 14:36:07 CEST 2006

You can look into the slave module:


It allows to start slave nodes (via rsh, ssh, etc) controlled by the 
master node.


Surindar Sivanesan wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have two applications both are built in erlang.
> But both these applications need to communicate via TCP/IP Communication.
> Now i used to run both the applications separately. (After running the
> server application, i will run the client application from another shell).
> Is it possible to run the second application ( Client shell) by running 
> only
> the server application (without starting Client shell explicitly).
> Please guide me if this facility available in Erlang
> Thanks in advance.
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