[erlang-questions] Running an erl program on a remote machine

Carlo Bertoldi <>
Mon May 23 16:20:24 CEST 2011

On 23/05/2011 16:12,  wrote:
> Hello,
> is it possible to run an erlang program on a remote machine without using the erl console?
> For instance, let's say that I have written a program that runs a batch script and that I would like to run it on machine B at a set time. Can I create an entry in my machine's crontab which runs the following script:
> erl -name machineB -detached<the name of the erl script that runs the batch script>
Why would you want to do that?
Why not put that command directly in B's crontab?


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