[rabbitmq-discuss] Problem trying out rabbitmq-1.3.0

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Wed Apr 9 14:21:45 BST 2008


Holger Hoffstätte wrote:
> Paul Fremantle wrote:
>> I get this error, which makes me think I have some network config
>> issue, but its not clear to me what!
>> {error_logger,{{2008,4,9},{13,12,0}},"Protocol: ~p: register error: ~p~n",["inet
>> _tcp",{{badmatch,{error,econnrefused}},[{inet_tcp_dist,listen,1},{net_kernel,sta
>> rt_protos,4},{net_kernel,start_protos,3},{net_kernel,init_node,2},{net_kernel,in
>> it,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p,5}]}]}
> erlang uses an automatically-forked utility daemon called epmd (see 
> http://linux.die.net/man/1/epmd for what it does); on Windows it might 
> happen that the built-in firewall prevents this from starting. Try without 
> firewall and - if it works - allow connections to epmd from localhost.
> I got the firewall warning/asking pop-up too when I started it for the 
> first time.

just to follow up on that...

you may be experiencing the same problem as reported at

Are you running Vista by any chance?


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