[erlang-questions] Erlang in network mode on Windows XP

Serge Aleynikov <>
Thu Sep 14 01:55:28 CEST 2006

I recall that I managed to resolve the same issue on WinXP once by 
disabling firewall and all other services in Control Panel leaving just 
essential ones running, but I didn't figure out exactly which one was 
causing the issue.


Mickael Remond wrote:
> Hello,
> * Vlad Dumitrescu <> [2006-09-12 19:28:44 +0100]:
>> Hi!
>> On 9/12/06, Mickael Remond <> wrote:
>>> Long time ago I have reported a problem on Windows XP with Erlang
>>> started in network mode.
>>> On some XP computer, erlang cannot start with -name or -sname whatever
>>> the name you use (crash at startup).
>> Might it be the same problem as someone had recently, the the DNS
>> service wasn't properly configured?
> I do not think so because I tried to plug the network cable to go on the
> net with this computer. The DNS was properly configured for that.
> Do you have any reference on the post you are mentionning ?
> The crash message is strange. It seems that socket access is refused...

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