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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Getting past firewall & something else? in Mac OS X
From: Dan Hsu (dkhsu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-24 18:48:24


Ralph, thanks. I checked, and 'remote login' has been on.

It's frustrating, like pulling-out-hair time.

On 1/24/2014 1:11 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
> The procs attempt to open a socket back to mpirun for communication,
> so the firewall has to allow TCP communication. I usually turn on the
> "remote login" feature in the "sharing" area in preferences.
>
>
> On Jan 23, 2014, at 4:34 PM, Dan Hsu <dkhsu_at_[hidden]
> <mailto:dkhsu_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
>
>> Hi All
>>
>> Am trying to run a parallel molecular simulation from the directory
>> containing the executable (using only available cores on the local
>> cpus) on Mac Lion and keep getting an apparent firewall error that
>> cannot be resolved. I am entering:
>>
>> ?mpirun -np 2 -e ./mpierr1 dock6.mpi -otherinput
>>
>> and get transient (too quick to Allow) notification messages 'Do you
>> want the application "orterun" to accept incoming network
>> connections? Clicking Deny may limit....... The setting can be
>> changed in the firewall pane......."
>>
>> The mpirun message says:
>> --------------
>> ??Initializing MPI Routines...
>> Initializing MPI Routines...
>> --------------
>>
>> I can specify orterun as a trusted app with "?sudo
>> /usr/libexec/ApplicationFirewall/socketfilterfw -t
>> /usr/local/bin/orterun". Before, and after allowing firewall access
>> by orterun and dock6.mpi I get the following by viewing the
>> ?/var/log/appfirewall.log:
>>
>> ?Jan 24 00:48:45 Dans-Mac Firewall[23513]: orterun is listening from
>> 0.0.0.0:50722 proto=6
>> Jan 24 00:48:45 Dans-Mac Firewall[23513]: dock6.mpi is listening from
>> 0.0.0.0:50723 proto=6
>> Jan 24 00:48:45 Dans-Mac Firewall[23513]: dock6.mpi is listening from
>> 0.0.0.0:50724 proto=6
>> Jan 24 00:48:45 Dans-Mac Firewall[23513]: dock6.mpi is listening from
>> 0.0.0.0:1024 proto=6
>> Jan 24 00:48:45 Dans-Mac Firewall[23513]: dock6.mpi is listening from
>> 0.0.0.0:1025 proto=6
>>
>> It appears that something is trying to start but cannot, and I dont
>> know what else to try. Can anyone suggest how this might be resolved?
>>
>> Thanks much for any input!
>> Dan
>>
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