Configuring RMI Registry Ports and RMI Connectors

VMware GemFire programmatically emulates out-of-the-box JMX provided by Java and creates a JMXServiceURL with RMI Registry and RMI Connector ports on all manageable members.

Configuring JMX Manager Port and Bind Addresses

You can configure a specific connection port and address when launching a process that will host the VMware GemFire JMX Manager. To do this, specify values for the jmx-manager-bind-address, which specifies the JMX manager’s IP address and jmx-manager-port, which defines the RMI connection port.

The default VMware GemFire JMX Manager RMI port is 1099. You may need to modify this default if 1099 is reserved for other uses.

Using Out-of-the-Box RMI Connectors

If for some reason you need to use standard JMX RMI in your deployment for other monitoring purposes, set the VMware GemFire property jmx-manager-port to 0 on any members where you want to use standard JMX RMI.

If you use out-of-the-box JMX RMI instead of starting an embedded VMware GemFire JMX Manager, you should consider setting -Dsun.rmi.dgc.server.gcInterval=Long.MAX_VALUE-1 when starting the JVM for customer applications and client processes. Every VMware GemFire process internally sets this setting before creating and starting the JMX RMI connector in order to prevent full garbage collection from pausing processes.