Network Setup

The following network setup will enable you to run the distributed devices and systems listed in the FBNavigator and Design Patterns collections.

1. Configure the Network Router

The network router should be configured to assign each hardware platform hosting a distributed system or device a fixed IP address in the range to

2. Configure Local Host Addresses

Each platform should be configured to associate its host name with the fixed IP address assigned in Step 1.

3. Configure Firewalls

Each platform that has a firewall should be configured to allow incoming and outgoing TCP messaging on ports 61499-61559 for remote device management, and incoming and outgoing UDP multicast messaging on ports 1031-1055 and 1121-1165 for PUBLISH/SUBSCRIBE channels.