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Bonjour does not work with TP-Link Archer C2

I recently bought a TP-Link Archer C2 router, and I am very satisfied with it so far. I have only a single problem: Bonjour service advertising seems to be broken. My Network: simultaneous 2.4 and ...
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Cannot find other Macs in the same network

I have 2 Macs at home, I found that the old Mac can detect the new Mac on the network, however the new Mac cannot detect the old Mac. I set the "Sharing" settings both the same and there is no ...
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Why do DNS service discovery queries for private networks get sent to my ISP?

I was doing some testing lately that involved re-ruoting (proxying) regular DNS queries on a personal Mac OS X machine through my software and back to the DNS server of my ISP. I had the opportunity ...
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Troubleshooting Avahi name resolution

I have three computers a Ubuntu server 'yuunagi', IP 192.168.0.100, wired an OS X laptop 'uupaa', IP 192.168.0.102, wifi a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux, 'enshuu'. IP 192.168.0.105, wired And a ...
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Why do some WiFi routers block multicast packets going from wired to wireless?

I have worked with dozens of consumer grade WiFi routers, and they have been really hit-or-miss with this, though it seems to be getting better. Example of issue: A device that can be discovered ...
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Mac OS X maverick unable to use bonjour for resolving .local hostnames

I'm having problems connecting from my macbook pro to my raspberry pi using bonjour. I'm using ssh to connect to my raspberry pi and my raspberry pi is using dhcp to get its ip-address so I can't just ...
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Add “.local” to all devices on LAN

The Apple devices on my LAN can be reached by xxxx.local. What feature or protocol provides this service? Is this bonjour? Can the domain-name service on my modem/router (Actiontec C1000A) be ...
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Avahi quits working after a few minutes on FreeBSD/FreeNAS

As I mentioned in another post, I've set up a portsjail on FreeNAS 9.1.1 (FreeBSD 9.x) with CUPS and avahi. I'm trying to set up AirPrint support. I've gotten to the point that a Mac can see the avahi ...
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Firewall and Blocking [More] Traffic

I have a MacBook Pro with the firewall on. I'm trying to run a Wireshark trace and the noise bleeding through Apple's firewall is very distracting. According to the image below, most of this noise is ...
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Bonjour/DNS Service Discovery queries

I'm trying to implement dns service discovery in my application (no, I'm not asking for a programmatic answer). What I believe is one of my big pain points is generating the query. I know I need to ...
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Can't find Bonjour service in Windows 8

I am trying to install the Tivo desktop app. During the installation it says it found a newer version of Bonjour. Then when it tries to run, it says Bonjour service is not running. I had iTunes ...
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Resolving Zeroconf hostnames on Windows 7 between Virtualbox machines

I have the following setup of VirtualBox machines on a Mac OSX host: several Ubuntu servers, each running a web server and Avahi, these are set up to use "host-only" networking one Windows 7 box ...
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Wireless to Wired Bridge with Bonjour Service Clients

I want to create a wireless to wired bridge on my rasbian powered Rasperry Pi to connect my DVB-T box to the network. The DVB-T box sends the signal into the network using Apple's bonjour service. To ...
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mDNS/ZeroConf/Avahi and Multiple IP Addresses for the Same Host

I'm setting up a media server at home with an old PowerMac that I found rotting in some cellar (great computer by the way, I don't understand why they wanted to throw it away) and I installed Debian ...
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Host name record is removed when announcing with avahi

I am trying to announce a ssh service from my raspberry pi running raspian a Debian squeeze variant. It is using avahi-daemon version 0.6.31. However after a certain time, I cannot find my raspberry ...
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How to get IP address of all users on a network on Mac OSX

There is a similar question here: How to get shared computers' IP addresses in OS X 10.7?, but it doesn't answer some of my questions. THe biggest problem is it says to fill in "MyOtherMac" with ...
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Set up Linux box as WAP for MyBookLive?

I inherited an old Linux box as well as a MyBookLive and would like to make the MyBookLive available over my wireless, essentially using the Linux box as a gateway. I just wiped the Linux box (home) ...
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How do you get the “Bonjour Service Name” from a single device?

I have two types of device that I want to machine over Ethernet to a host. I want to know which of those two device types is connected. Both devices use Avahi/Bonjour and have what they call a ...
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ssh/sftp server for Windows with avahi/bonjour support [closed]

Is there a Windows free (= libre) SSH (and SFTP) server that would also publish itself on avahi/bonjour? (So that the services can be discovered on the local network without much trouble and used for ...
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avahi-browse or avahi-discover for Windows

Is there a Windows free (= libre) software analoguous to GNU/Linux avahi-browse or avahi-discover (which would discover avahi/bonjour services on the local network and list them)? Since I have ...
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Cannot resolve Bonjour local hostname when on wifi extender

I have a somewhat twisted network setup, mainly because I have to share the wifi signal coming from the next door (long story). Recently, I wanted to add NAS and other things that required Ethernet ...
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How to get shared computers' IP addresses in OS X 10.7?

I have list of computers on my "Shared" sidebar, however I don't have their IP addresses. My router has their IP addresses, however there is no computer-name <> IP address mapping. How do I find ...
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VPN and Bonjour conflicting

Does anyone know why a VPN connection might interfere with Apple's Bonjour? I've noticed that my Mac and various iDevices have trouble finding each other on my local network, when I have VPN ...
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Back to My Mac registers services using loopback interface IPv6 address

I'd like to be able to use Back to My Mac over the IPv6 internet. I've already got IPv6 access (i.e. My Airport is assigned a /64 block from my ISP and sends out RAs so everyone on the network can ...
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iTunes 10 sharing not working

I have two PCs running Windows 7 64-bit. I also have an iPhone 4. Both computers are wired into the same router, a Netgear WNDR3700, and are on the same network. The iPhone is wireless and also on the ...
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10 second delay for .local TLD in Mac OS X Lion

Our company network uses xxx.companyname.local for all the servers on our local network. Whenever I access one of these servers on my Mac, I have a 10 second delay. I have found out that this delay is ...
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iPhone VPN to iTunes Home Sharing (Windows)

My goal is to set up a VPN on a Windows machine that contains my iTunes library then connect to that VPN with my iPhone for iTunes Home Sharing (over the VPN). I have read that this can be set up if ...
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Sharing Mac Printer with Ubuntu (Linux)

I want to share my printer connected to my Mac with a Ubuntu Box (10.04 LTS -Lucid Lynx). I click share printer on the Mac, and then I do a discover on the Ubuntu box ... I see the printer, I select ...
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How can I get Bonjour to work over my wireless network?

I have a wireless network setup using a AP541N Cisco wireless access point. I can connect to shares from Finder with cmd+K over AFP and SMB to the NAS and I can get to the internet, but thats it. None ...
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Searching (fast!) VNC client for Windows with Bonjour detection

I tried ScreenRecycler for my Macbook and accessed it successfully with VNC via my second Laptop (as connected to the same WLAN) and it works if i enter the IP address of the MB. However, i am ...
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Service records for wide area Bonjour

I'm trying to figure out how to create service records for wide area bonjour. I haven't been able to find any good documentation on this. Can any point me to some?
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Advertise multiple 'Bonjour' hostnames for the local computer on Snow Leopard

I am developing an in-house solution for which I need to register a couple of additional bonjour hostnames for the local machine besides the one assigned through the 'sharing' System Preferences pane. ...
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Can't get Bonjour working in home network

I've expanded my home network. Now I have a WAG120N DSL router and TL-WR841N router. WAG120N is "master" (connected to internet and DHCP server for TL) while TL is used for the rest of the clients. ...
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What is the difference between hostname suffixes .local and .lan?

Why do other computers on my home network sometimes resolve as xyz.local and other times as xyz.lan ? I have a NAS device that shows up in Safari Bonjour bookmarks as xyz.local. I've copied a direct ...
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How do you get OS X 10.5+ to resolve all .local DNS lookups using mDNS?

OS X 10.5+ has some slightly odd resolver configuration to work around broken networks. It's described here. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3473 The problem I'm having is that our network doesn't ...
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Is it possible to install Bonjour Service without the Print Services on Windows?

Apple provides this link to download and install Bonjour. After installation, it includes 2 products - the Bonjour Service itself and Bonjour Print Services. Is is possible to install only the ...
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Alternatives to lanmessage

I'm using lanmessage on OSX to send messages on a local network. http://www.beckmanjm.com/freeware.html I don't want to have to use a public service as such. LanMessage works, but it's not ...
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Cannot Find Bonjour Connected Computers

I have three Mac Notebooks on a local network all connected to the same router. Two of the notebooks use Airport (not the base station), and the third one is wired to the ethernet. Airport notebooks ...
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WD TV Live HD and Solaris

Since a few months I own a WD TV Live HD media player and I'm pretty satisfied with it. The performance is good and it's quite stable. But from the beginning I had issues with the CIFS implementation ...
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Enable file sharing only when on home Wi-Fi network in OS X?

How can file/screen/other sharing on Mac OS X be enabled only when on a certain network, such as the home Wi-Fi network? Sharing should not be enabled when on public Wi-Fi network. Currently it seems ...
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Can't get Zeroconf to work

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here: I have two Ubuntu 10.04 boxes, "scout.local" and "jones.local"; they're both running the avahi daemon and they can both resolve their own Zeroconf hostnames, but ...
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Is there any way to hide Bonjour AFP services from one network port or IP pool only?

I've got two Mac OS machines networked via ethernet, one with 10.5, one 10.6. They have self-assigned IPs, and I want to keep using AFP that way. However, for internet access, we're on a public WiFi ...
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How do you hide a computer name on a network? (OS X 10.6)

I regularly plug my Macbook Pro into a network at work, but because of the way Mac networking works, my computer's name instantly becomes available to any other Mac on the network. Is there a way to ...
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Bonjour for Windows vs. SMB for printer sharing

My landlord would like to print to her printer connected to her Mac from Windows machines in her house. (I'm unsure of what versions of windows, but I assume Vista or 7.) Looking at these docs ...
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If I uninstall Bonjour and Apple Mobile Device Support will transferring songs to my ipod via itunes still work?

I am one of those people who hate to have even one unnecessary program installed. I noticed when I downloaded and installed itunes two other components were installed and shows up in my control panel ...
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Which free VNC server works well with Windows 7 and how to advertise it via Bonjour for control by a Mac?

I need to control a Windows 7 PC via VNC from a Mac in an office LAN. Since the IPs are dynamically assigned, I'd like the PC to appear in my "Places" and in the automatically detected nearby servers ...
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AirPort Express Discoverability

I bought an AirPort Express to enable music in a different part of a friend's house using the AirTunes feature. Unfortunately, iTunes or the AirPort Utility don't reliably discover the existence of ...
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MacBook Pro with Time Capsule can not see Samsung CLX 3175FW wireless printer on Bonjour

I have a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.6 and another MacBook Pro running OS X 10.5. Neither see my Samsung printer when I click on Bonjour. Needless to say neither will print. I have a Time Capsule ...
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Zeroconf SSH advertising : utility?

On my Airport Express I can set up SSH advertising for computers on my network. I have the same option with avahi on a linux server. What is the utility of doing this ?
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pidgin bonjour on a VM not detecting other bonjour buddies on local lan

I am on a VM (virtualbox) on Windows 7 and trying to use pidgin bonjour to chat on local LAN. But i cant see any of the other bonjour buddies on normal PCs(not on VM) which are on local LAN. I know ...