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From: Bogdan Costescu (Bogdan.Costescu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-20 13:31:54

On Thu, 20 Apr 2006, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) wrote:

> Right now, there is no way to restrict the port range that Open MPI
> will use. ... If this becomes a problem for you (i.e., the random
> MPI-chose-the-same-port-as-your-app events happen a lot), let us
> know and we can probably put in some controls to work around this.

I would welcome a discussion about this; on the LAM/MPI lists several
people asked for a limited port range to allow them to pass through
firewalls or to do tunelling.

Bogdan Costescu
IWR - Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen
Universitaet Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY
Telephone: +49 6221 54 8869, Telefax: +49 6221 54 8868
E-mail: Bogdan.Costescu_at_[hidden]