JDK-6693334 : Provide a firewall-friendly out-of-the-box configuration for the default's agent RMI connector
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: core-svc
  • Sub-Component: java.lang.management
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2008-04-24
  • Updated: 2013-03-20
  • Resolved: 2013-03-20
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The M&M default agent only allows you to specify 1 port for remote management, but it actually uses two ports. The second port is allocated dynamically, which makes it very unfriendly when the agent is deployed behind a firewall.

I believe we should specify a user-friendly configuration for the default agent where:

1) only one port is used, when possible (only possible when there's either no SSL at all, 
   or when both the default's agent RMI Registry & client connection use SSL), and/or
2) make it possible to specify to specify the second port number.

One solution could be to extend the jmxremote.port syntax to support something like: