[erlang-questions] Securing link between nodes

Chandru <>
Fri Sep 8 10:43:53 CEST 2006


On 08/09/06, Jordan Wilberding <> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I know this question has been asked before, but I have a few more
> questions about it.
>
> I am wanting to encrypt all communications between each node
> transparently(that is to say, without the erlang code knowing anything
> about it). It appears the best you can do now is use SSL for
> authentication, but it still doesn't encrypt the actual messages.


I have never tried it, but if you configured erlang distribution over SSL,
all communication between the nodes should be encrypted. Not just
authentication.

See
http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5/lib/ssl-3.0.12/doc/html/ssl_distribution.html#5

Chandru
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