[erlang-questions] where to find correct documentation for erlang distribution over SSL?

Steve Davis <>
Tue Mar 24 10:04:25 CET 2009


I have also not yet convinced Inets SSL to work.

I spent a good while on it in R12B, and tried again briefly with R13A
with no luck...

...but maybe it's redundant in any case as you'd likely be fronting
your inets with NginX or something in production.

So, for me it's just a development phase irritation.

/s


On Mar 23, 10:29 pm, Kris Prieb <> wrote:
> Michael, I'm already familiar with the contents at the link you
> mentioned through a lot of googling, but thanks anyway.
>
> After some further noodling around I've been able to establish an SSL
> connection to a single node where I've created the initiating
> (non-erlang node) end point myself using the SSL application.  I still
> am unable get the full erlang distribution running on SSL, however, so
> I remain open to suggestions.
>
> Kris
>
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> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 16:01:58 -0700
> From: Michael McDaniel <>
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] where to find correct documentation
>        for     erlang distribution over SSL?
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>  old, but possibly will assist ...
>
>  http://trapexit.org/Distributed_erlang_using_ssl_through_firewalls
>
> ~M
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 04:35:51PM -0500, Kris Prieb wrote:
> > I have been trying to start erlang distribution over SSL using SSL
> > 3.10 in OTP R12-B5 by following Section 5 of the SSL User's Guide
> > (http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/ssl/usersguide_frame.html). ?I have
> > gotten two nodes up, but I cannot get them to successfully
> > net_adm:ping/1 each other.?(I get a pang not a pong).  I only just
> > read that the documentation for distribution over SSL is in fact not
> > entirely correct.  As noted in the release notes for SSL 3.10:
>
> > "1.1.3 Known Bugs and Problems
> > Running erlang distribution over ssl don't work as described in the
> > documentation.
> > Own Id: OTP-7536"
>
> > Does anyone know where I might find correct documentation on erlang
> > distribution over SSL, or alternatively, what parts of the current
> > documentation are incorrect and how?
>
> > Thanks in advance!
> > Kris
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