D-Bus and Bonjour service discovery

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Wed Nov 22 10:12:12 PST 2006

Kevin Krammer wrote:
> They way I see it:
> you would have D-Bus running on each system.
> An application can easily connect to its local system bus and its session bus.
> If it could discover the system bus of the other machines, it would also 
> communicate with applications registered there.
> I think, Havoc will correct me if I am wrong :), D-Bus applications can 
> connect to a bus via TCP (if enabled there), provided they know the 
> connection parameters.

The system bus never listens on TCP, to avoid a whole pile of security 
exposure that would introduce.

I'm not sure why you would want to talk to apps on a remote machine 
through a system bus instead of directly to the app?


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