How to verify the capability of dbus IPC between two machines

Pavel Strashkin pavel.strashkin at
Mon Nov 28 16:34:13 PST 2011

1. Check for "--address" option of "dbus-send". It could look like
"dbus-send --address=tcp:host=,port=1234 ...".

2. Check for dbus-daemon man page and how it can be configured. There
is "listen" tag which accepts the same address format as i showed
above (host can be "" if you'd like to listen on all available

2011/11/28 尹YinXiaobiao <yinxiaobiao at>:
> Hi all
>    Sorry to interrupt twice.Because I cannot receive the my first
> mail sent befor,resend it.
>    I am a newbie at Dbus and this is my first mail in this maillist.
>   By some investigate and look at the source code,I know that dbus
> is using socket(tcp & unix domain socket) to transfer data.
>   So it is possible for communication between two machines(or VM).
>   Now my question is how to vevify this capability by dbus-send command.
>   Can anyone give me  a hint?
>   Thanks in advance.
> ps:
> Someone tell me that dbus do not listen on TCP by default,how to
> enable TCP listen?
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