[erlang-questions] How to configure inet_dist_listen_min/max for the Observer

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Wed Nov 19 11:40:17 CET 2014


> Is it possible to configure the port range for the Observer? Or maybe
there's another approach to do that?

Not possible from the gui at least, it uses ttb have a look in the manual
and send a patch, if possible, on observer :-)

/Dan



On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 10:47 AM, Matthias Rieber <>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'd like to trace some processes on an ejabberd node which is behind a
> NAT. I configured the required port forwards and limited the port range for
> the dist ports on the ejabberd node with: -kernel inet_dist_listen_min
> 54000 inet_dist_listen_max 54010.
>
> Connection with -remsh and the Observer GUI work. I can see the processes,
> ets and mnesia tables. No problem so far. When I try to trace processes it
> turns out that another connection is required. This time, the port is not
> chosen from the ejabberd range 54000-54010. Is it possible to configure the
> port range for the Observer? Or maybe there's another approach to do that?
>
> Regards,
> Matthias
>
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