[erlang-questions] Autogenerating node names

Per Hedeland <>
Fri Dec 12 12:44:50 CET 2008


Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
>On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 09:24, Tony Rogvall <> wrote:
>>[ src]$ grep epmd /etc/services
>>epmd            4369/tcp    # Erlang Port Mapper Daemon
>>epmd            4369/udp    # Erlang Port Mapper Daemon
>>
>>Cool. When did this happend? I guess it's been there for a while?
>
>Since about exactly 4 years ago.

Right, see http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers - though we
don't know how long it's been in /etc/services on your mac.:-) (Sadly
it's not there in a recent FreeBSD version, seems they don't add ports
above 1024 anymore.)

--Per



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