[erlang-questions] Becoming distributed on Windows

Dmitry Klionsky <>
Fri Apr 6 10:10:34 CEST 2012


On 04/06/2012 10:59 AM, Dave Cottlehuber wrote:
> 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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I'd say this isn't the firewall who causes the problem, because the net_kernel:start succeeds eventually.
Seems like the epmd isn't yet started and this is why you get the {error,econnrefused}.

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Dmitry Klionsky




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