Subject: RE: Firewalls and ports
From: Gunnar AAstrand Grimnes (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 13:33:40 MET DST
>If you start a Main container in the firewall-protected machine and a
>peripheral container outside the firewall (I assume this is the
>configuration you are interested in) then you need to keep three ports open:
>1) The HTTP port to allow other FIPA-compliant platforms (not other
>containers in the same platform) to communicate with yours.
>2) The 1099 port where the RMI registry runs.
>3) The port where the Main container receives RMI connections on.
>Unfortunately the latter port is randomly choosen by RMI.
Ok, does anyone have any idea what from what port range this port is chosen ?
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