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

Steve Murphy murf at parsetree.com
Mon Aug 25 16:32:03 CEST 2014


Good Observation!

Many thanks!


On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 3:38 AM, Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b at web.de>
wrote:

> 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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