[erlang-questions] Becoming distributed on Windows

Dave Cottlehuber <>
Fri Apr 6 09:59:40 CEST 2012


On 6 April 2012 09:36, Avinash Dhumane <> wrote:
> When Windows is booted up, below undesirable is observed. Please. Thanks.
>
> -----------------------------
>  ~
> $ erl
> Eshell V5.8.3  (abort with ^G)
> 1> net_kernel:start([abc, shortnames]).
>
> =INFO REPORT==== 6-Apr-2012::12:47:29 ===
> Protocol: "inet_tcp": register error: {{badmatch,{error,econnrefused}},

You'll likely need to allow epmd and erl*.exe permissions through
windows firewall.
Depending on your setup & if you've a custom firewall installed there are other
erl* binaries that might require it.

Let us know what works in the end.

Thanks
Dave



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