Number of ports for Riak

Ciprian Manea ciprian at basho.com
Fri Aug 15 08:45:13 EDT 2014


Hi Simon,

Quick answer: the more (ports open), the merrier. At least 6.

As these are Erlang specific settings, I recommend having a look at the
official answer [0].

[0] http://www.erlang.org/faq/how_do_i.html#idp27500560


Regards,
Ciprian


On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Simon Hartley <
Simon.Hartley at williamhill.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
>
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> In the security documentation here:
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> http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/ops/advanced/security/
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> Instructions are given for how to limit the port ranges used for internode
> communications. E.g.
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> { kernel, [
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>             {inet_dist_listen_min, 6000},
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>             {inet_dist_listen_max, 7999}
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>           ]},
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> Are there any recommendations on how many ports should be allowed. I’m
> assume this is related to the number of nodes in the cluster, and possible
> some details of the clients.
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> Can anyone provide guidance on this?
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> Thanks,
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> Simon.
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