Engine Yard’s Elixir offering has the option of creating an OTP cluster. For an OTP cluster to be configured there are a few prerequisites.
- Your environment must be a cluster and not a solo instance.
- Before having a cluster you must name your application instances with the
renametag next to each instance.
- Once instances have been named an
Applyon the environment along with a deploy.
Engine Yard will then name and keep track of all of the machine names, cookies and internal network topology of every node.