Mike On Friday, November 8, 2013 10:48:10 PM UTC+8, Edric M Ellis wrote: > Mike <SulfateIon@gmail.com> writes: > > > > > When I use matlabpool open, > > > three windows security warnings pop up (http://postimg.org/image/x5ku7iiyv/). > > > Three .exe include matlab.exe, smpd.exe and mpiexec.exe. > > > As I hesitated, m file is running. > > > I check > > > by "Control Panel???System and Security???Allow a Program through Windows Firewall Allowed Programs dialog box" > > > and find these three .exe are allowed to pass the firewall. > > > Is it necessary to run matlabpool? > > > It never happened before. > > > Is it safe? > > > Could I block them? > > > I've surfed, but few had this question. > > > > To run a matlabpool, matlab.exe, smpd.exe and mpiexec.exe all need to be > > allowed through the Windows firewall. These files are all part of your > > MATLAB installation, in <matlab>\bin\win32 or <matlab>\bin\win64. > > > > Cheers, > > > > Edric.