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create and start a remote object registry on the specified port on the current host


rmiregistry [options] [port]


This represents the option for the rmiregistry command. See Options


The number of a port on the current host at which to start the remote object registry.


The rmiregistry command creates and starts a remote object registry on the specified port on the current host. If the port is omitted, then the registry is started on port 1099. The rmiregistry command produces no output and is typically run in the background, for example:

rmiregistry &

A remote object registry is a bootstrap naming service that's used by RMI servers on the same host to bind remote objects to names. Clients on local and remote hosts can then look up remote objects and make remote method invocations.

The registry is typically used to locate the first remote object on which an application needs to call methods. That object then provides application-specific support for finding other objects.

The methods of the java.rmi.registry.LocateRegistry class are used to get a registry operating on the local host or local host and port.

The URL-based methods of the java.rmi.Naming class operate on a registry and can be used to:



Used with any Java option to pass the option following the -J (no spaces between the -J and the option) to the Java interpreter.


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