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authorAmerigo Wang <amwang@redhat.com>2010-05-05 00:27:06 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2010-05-15 23:28:40 -0700
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net: reserve ports for applications using fixed port numbers
(Dropped the infiniband part, because Tetsuo modified the related code, I will send a separate patch for it once this is accepted.) This patch introduces /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_reserved_ports which allows users to reserve ports for third-party applications. The reserved ports will not be used by automatic port assignments (e.g. when calling connect() or bind() with port number 0). Explicit port allocation behavior is unchanged. Signed-off-by: Octavian Purdila <opurdila@ixiacom.com> Signed-off-by: WANG Cong <amwang@redhat.com> Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Cc: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/net/ip.h')
-rw-r--r--include/net/ip.h6
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/net/ip.h b/include/net/ip.h
index 8149b77cea9..63548f0a44b 100644
--- a/include/net/ip.h
+++ b/include/net/ip.h
@@ -184,6 +184,12 @@ extern struct local_ports {
} sysctl_local_ports;
extern void inet_get_local_port_range(int *low, int *high);
+extern unsigned long *sysctl_local_reserved_ports;
+static inline int inet_is_reserved_local_port(int port)
+{
+ return test_bit(port, sysctl_local_reserved_ports);
+}
+
extern int sysctl_ip_default_ttl;
extern int sysctl_ip_nonlocal_bind;