[zeromq-dev] An extension to CZMQ for ephemeral ports

Goswin von Brederlow goswin-v-b at web.de
Mon Aug 25 11:38:19 CEST 2014


On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:10:04AM -0600, Steve Murphy wrote:
> HUH? WHY did you do this?  WHY the HECK would this be useful?

Here is another good reason:

The service might have to be reachable through a firewall, which means
adding port forwarding for a range of sockets. You don't want too
large a range for that or you run out of ports.

MfG
	Goswin



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