[erlang-questions] Determing ERLANG_MAX_PORTS on running VM?

Anthony Molinaro <>
Thu Oct 18 00:53:37 CEST 2012


In the efficiency guide


there a few system limits discussed.

The maximum number of processes can be set with +P and
determined on a running system with

  erlang:system_info (process_limit)

However, the maximum ports does not seem to have an equivalent
(also it only seems to be able to be set with an environment

Is there some way to get at the information on a running system?



Anthony Molinaro                           <>

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