[erlang-questions] EPMD enhancement

Ilya Shcherbak <>
Wed Nov 13 03:53:51 CET 2013


Serge,

thanks a lot. That is what I need and I'll take a look at it. I hope that
the patch will be in the OTP as soon as possible.


2013/11/12 Serge Aleynikov <>

> You may also want to take a look at my patch (*) that extends
> functionality of EPMD and net_kernel by allowing nodes to register multiple
> transport protocols, and adds finer control over which transport to use for
> connecting to a given node.
>
> Regards,
>
> Serge
>
> (*) https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/121
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 3:13 AM, Peter Lemenkov <>wrote:
>
>> Hello All!
>>
>> 2013/11/12 Sergei Golovan <>:
>>
>> > If we talk about EPMD, I'd like to add another problem with the
>> > current design. It really can't be used in multiuser environment
>> > because the first user who runs a distributed Erlang node will spawn a
>> > epmd process (and will be able to kill it bringing the entire node
>> > down).
>>
>> Sergei, are you in Moscow by any chance? If yes, then I'd like to
>> invite you to the next Moscow Golang Users Meetup which is scheduled
>> for 20, November:
>>
>> http://www.meetup.com/Golang-Moscow/events/147393632/
>>
>> I plan to introduce our approach to this problem (which becomes even
>> more visible when using systemd or Upstart):
>>
>>
>> http://peter.fedorapeople.org/presentations/Moscow%20Golang%20Users%20Meetup%202013-11-20%20Fedora%20and%20Golang.en.pdf
>>
>> Perhaps this would be interesting to the Debian Community as well.
>>
>>
>> --
>> With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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