Riak and host names

Richard Shaw richard at basho.com
Thu Jan 10 04:34:29 EST 2013

Hi Matt,

For stopping and starting rather than rebooting, you need to use
elastic IPs inside of Amazon's virtual private cloud[1] which allows
for persistent static private addresses.




On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 6:09 AM, Matt Black <matt.black at jbadigital.com> wrote:
> A quick update on this subject.
> Using an Elastic IP won't help with AWS since that only binds to the public
> interface - not the internal private one. The hostname command still returns
> the same internal IP address as before, which is what's seen by Riak.
> In AWS an internal IP address will actually persist across reboots. It does
> not persist across shutdown and startup.

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