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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 23:08:42


Yes, it seems to begin to run with firewall off (gui), initiates the
number of called mpirun processes, then terminates with no errors.

On 1/24/2014 7:48 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
> Have you tried just turning the firewall "off"? It would at least let
> you know if things work.
>
> On Jan 24, 2014, at 3:48 PM, Dan Hsu <dkhsu_at_[hidden]
> <mailto:dkhsu_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
>
>> 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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