Connecting cluster with different cookies

Raimo Niskanen raimo+erlang-questions@REDACTED
Tue Aug 10 10:56:37 CEST 2021

Would it be sufficient to be able to set the default cookie
for a node with e.g a new API function erlang:set_cookie(Cookie)?

/ Raimo Niskanen

On Mon, Aug 09, 2021 at 09:40:32AM -0700, James Aimonetti wrote:
> Raimo Niskanen writes:
> > The question is now, is this an essential feature / how
> > important is this feature?
> >
> In the KAZOO project, we support setting different cookies for
> connecting to our C-node code in the FreeSWITCH project. This has been
> in place for over 8 years.
> While I do not think anyone really uses this feature, I also know that
> with our recent preliminary release of KAZOO 5.0, we've found folks
> using corners of the software that we did not anticipate.
> I would not call this an essential feature for our project, personally,
> but I am also not relishing finding that one cluster which relies on
> unique cookies for some reason.
> I've put out a question to our OPS team and our open source forum. If
> any users require it as part of their operations, I'll forward that
> along.
> --
> James Aimonetti
> Lead Systems Architect
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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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