[erlang-questions] random thought: connecting to node, specify IP address
Tue Feb 18 14:28:14 CET 2014
> Or build your own private DNS zone infrastructure. If you need to do a
> dynamic register to the DNS, you've got to have one anyway. Unless you're
> trying to enforce DNSSEC there, this won't be a big hassle. Not depending on
> the DNS is a viable solution, nevertheless.
The fewer dependencies the better. Ideally I'd be able to do
something like you can do in C:
addr.s_addr = inet_addr("18.104.22.168");
if (erl_connect_xinit("idril", "cnode", "",
&addr, "secretcookie", 0) == -1)
That seems to work out ok even if the addr does not match the node
name's DNS lookup.
David N. Welton
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