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From Rex Wang <>
Subject Re: PortOffset for
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2011 06:58:47 GMT
I opened GERONIMO-6134 to track this issue.

Currently, as Russell said, I just set* *karaf.startRemoteShell=false by
default, except the debug mode.



2011/8/31 David Jencks <>

> Hi Rex,
> I don't have a good idea how to do something like this in karaf.  It would
> have to work through config admin since any service opening a socket should
> get the port from config admin (the shell does).  So I think we would need
> some kind of config admin administration tool that would shift all the port
> values by some constant.  I haven't looked into anything about how to
> implement something like this.
> thanks
> david jencks
> On Aug 30, 2011, at 2:29 AM, Rex Wang wrote:
> Hi Devs
> I send this mail to only Geronimo mailing list because I hope we could
> discuss it first before we request this ability in karaf.
> Currently, in Geronimo 3.0, all the port/portoffset settings have been
> unified in like before, except the settings
> for
> can help user access our shell from remote through the
> port 8101. In Geronimo startup script, by setting
> CONSOLE_OPTS=-Dkaraf.startLocalConsole=true *-Dkaraf.startRemoteShell=true
> *, we can enable this feature. It retrieves the settings in
> /etc/ from config admin service.
> However, it did not define the port offset value. If user wanna start 2
> server instances in one machine, he has to manually set the portoffset in
> config-substitutions and also modify the "sshPort" in the
> /etc/ Otherwise, the port 8101 will only work for
> the server instance that start later.
> The question is, if we want karaf add the ability to set the port offset,
> how do we hope them implement it? They indeed can simply add a setting in
> named "sshPortoffset" to do this. But our user
> still need change 2 places if they want to change the portoffset. Shall we
> persuade them to add the ability to load the settings from a location(i.e.
> var/ for us) or there are better practices?
> David, IIRC, you ever mentioned you hope get rid of the
> config-substitutions in future geronimo. Then how to unify the portoffset
> settings, that is, changing in one place will make all components take the
> effect?
> Any insights?
> thanks,
> --
> Lei Wang (Rex)
> rwonly AT

Lei Wang (Rex)
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