Rick TS error

Magnus Kessler mkessler at basho.com
Thu Jun 30 12:18:26 EDT 2016

On 30 June 2016 at 14:02, Humberto Rodriguez <rhumbertgz at outlook.com> wrote:

> Hi, have anyone got this error "vm.args needs to have a -name parameter.”
> I was trying to test last version (1.3.0) of Riak TS, but every time that I
> try to start it fails and show me that message
> I am using Mac OS The Captain
> Thanks,
> Humberto

Hi Humberto,

Please check that your riak.conf file contains a line like

nodename = riak at ip.addr


nodename = riak at fqdn

This line should contain a distributed Erlang node name [0]. You can chose
any valid node name.

Kind Regards,


[0]: http://erlang.org/doc/reference_manual/distributed.html

Magnus Kessler
Client Services Engineer
Basho Technologies Limited

Registered Office - 8 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A 3BP Reg 07970431
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