[erlang-questions] Erlang node administration in production environment

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Apr 27 09:24:40 CEST 2009


Greetings,

If you use the program run_erl (http://erlang.org/doc/man/run_erl.html)
to start Erlang, you can afterward connect to the node with the program
to_erl.


bengt

 On Sun, 2009-04-26 at 22:29 +0200, wde wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I have a general question about erlang node administration. In my lab, I start the nodes in interactive mode with a shell through a SSH connection to my servers.
> 
> It's really useful to have an erlang shell in order to debug, run specific functions to monitor or analyze your application.
> 
> My question is, how do you interact with an Erlang node in a production environment when the node is started in "detached" mode without shell ?
> 
> Do you add a new node to the cluster and use RPC to remotely execute command on the target node ? 
> 
> Do you start a new node with a remote shell connected to a target node by using the -remsh flag ?
> 
> Other options ?
> 
> 
> Thank you by advance for your responses and your feedbacks.
> 
> 
> wde
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