Peer Service API

How do I manage and cluster nodes using Partisan?

Each node running Partisan listens for connections on a particular IP address and port. This is the information that is required when other nodes wish to join this node.

To retrieve this nodes current configuration, you can use the myself command.

> partisan_peer_service_manager:myself().
{[email protected],{127,0,0,1},51063}

To return a sampling of nodes from the peer service, use the members command.

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Members are "locally" known

Keep in mind, if you're using the modified HyParView manager or client-server manager, this will only be a sampling, whereas the default manager will return all nodes that currently are connected.

> partisan_peer_service:members().
{ok,[[email protected]]}

Given the name of another node, you can use the join command to join to that node's cluster.

> partisan_peer_service:join(Node)
ok

To remove yourself from the cluster, or to force another node to leave, use the leave operation.

> partisan_peer_service:leave()
ok

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