[erlang-questions] "Can't set long node name" on Ubuntu using erl -name without suffix

Wes James <>
Fri Dec 9 17:53:43 CET 2011


On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Daniel Dormont <> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I am just now starting to get into using long node names in my Erlang
> setup, running R14B02 on Ubuntu 11.10. Due to the way some of the
> internal scripts for Ejabberd are written, it would be convenient if I
> can start nodes using 'erl -name foo' without having to put anything
> after the @ sign. On some of my machines this works fine, but on
> others I get the error:
>

You will need to use -sname with that short name and the nodes will
only be available on the same subnet.

-name requires the full 

-wes



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