UPnP (Universal Plug'n'Play) is a group of network protocols used to simplify connecting devices to a network. It was made to extend the functionality of Plug and Play.

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Accessing a UPnP stream with VLC and redirecting it

On my raspberry pi, I'm using Raspian Wheezy and VLC 2.0.3. I can access a local UPnP stream with the graphical interface and play it. I can also pipe the output of VLC via vlc > /tmp/stream, where ...
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Is it possible to play a DLNA/Upnp video and listen to synchronized audio in another device?

I want to play the video on the TV and to use my notebook as a "wireless speaker" playing just the synchronized audio.
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How to share media files and stream from Fedora Core 19 to IPAD 2 using UPnP or DLNA?

I have a FC19 machine, I want this machine to act as a UPnP media server. On the other hand, I have a IPAD2, which I want to use as a UPnP media client/control point or media renderer. I have ...
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Can UPnP handle 1000+ devices with multiple services running on each device?

Good morning, We were going to use UPnP for our network discovery. In order to be able to use this protocol, we need to be able to handle discovery of 1,000 devices on a network. As a maximum, the ...
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upnp and port forwarding, how it works

I know that some programs like utorrent use upnp to add port forwarding automatically, how ever port forwarding does not appear in routers setting? I'm wondering how router pass traffic in/out without ...
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Port Forwarding on a router to a dynamic IP running Linux

I've set my Dad up with a Linux Mint PC (he's a novice and it's the safest thing). I would like to be able to SSH into this PC at any time (that it's on) to allow updates, configs, etc. This PC is ...
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Ad Hoc Network Connection causes Blue Screen of Death DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION

I recently had my home internet go down, so I stood up a tethered Ad Hoc Wireless hotspot from my 4G mobile phone. However, once I connected my Windows 8.1 64 bit computer to it, it blue screened with ...
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Why is my D-Link IP webcam unreachable from within the LAN, but accessible from outside?

I recently bought a D-Link DCS-930L network webcam which is connected to my WLAN network. It retrieves a IP address via DHCP from DD-WRT based router (a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND), and it is listed under ...
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Windows 7 UPnP while turned off, spams event viewer

I have Win 7 Pro, EventViewer is spammed every 10 minutes with EventID 10016, which is described here. I ask myself (and now everyone reading this) WHY, because I have turned off Windows Media ...
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What do I lose by disable uPNP in a printer

On my large home network I have a network printer which works well with both Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS and Ubuntu Linux. Recently I added a Windows 8.1 computer to my network, and that caused ...
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DLNA server outside LAN

I have a Sony Bravia HDTV that automatically detects my NAS as a media server, enabling playback of video files. However, is it possible for a remote server running windows with external static IP to ...
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How can VLC connect to mediatomb over internet? [duplicate]

As UPnPlay (android application) can connect to mediatomb (DLNA server) over internet, I think VLC can do it. But I cannot find the way. If impossible, anyone knows the windows application which can ...
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How does uTorrent can automatically forward port through Linux Net Filter based firewall?

I have dilemma: How it is possible that uTorrent shows on my internal machine with internal IP, that my connection is OK (green check in the bottom right of its window), while I never forwarded any ...
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UPnP/DLNA device discovery not working

I'm having trouble discovering UPnP/DLNA devices on my network. Discovery seems to be unreliable; I've tried several UPnP device listing applications both on Windows PCs and Android devices. Often, ...
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Asus router RT-N56U unnecessarily opens extra ports for a DMZ device

My Asus RT-N56U router (latest firmware 3.0.0.4.374_979) opens port UDP 3659 for a Playstation 3 which is already in DMZ. The DMZ was set up properly with a static IP assigned to the PS3 and the ...
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How does UPnP know which IGD to port forward on if there is more than one IGD?

Say I have two IGDs on the same subnet with UPnP enabled. The host is configured to use one as its default gateway. How do UPnP applications know which IGD to port forward on. I don't think they use ...
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Is there a UPnP A/V ControlPoint for linux?

I have gmrender-resurrect on a machine that's connected to an amplifier. I can control it with my mobilphone with Helium But i can't find an A/V control point for linux. Does anybody know a control ...
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SSL access from UPnP printer

I hope this is the correct site for this form of question. I am primarily concerned with the technology behind, than any programming solution. I'm writing a UPnP controller to print a basic document ...
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Building a LAN emulator for gaming purposes

I built a simple utility for Warcraft III that allows users to join remotely hosted games just as if they were accessible in their LAN. Its idea is pretty straightforward: Players A and B want to ...
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Realtime transcoding to H264+AAC in Matroska container

Scenario I have a movie library which I'm looking to make streamable to my Android tablet using VLC for playback. I want to use H264+AAC for best possible visual quality over a mobile internet ...
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In Fuppes web interface what is the difference between “rebuild database”, “update database” and “update virtual folders”?

Fuppes is an UPNP server. The official site is offline, and I failed to find the information elsewhere. In particular, I'd like to know which of those commands and in what order I should invoke after ...
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uPnP port forwarding when PC is behind 2 routers or more?

We have a web-server software that we need to install on various types of client PC. We're using uPnP port forwarding technique to allow remote access. Unfortunately, some client PCs are behind 2 ...
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UPnP / DLNA Render on Linux

I have a NAS serving as DLNA server, now sometimes, laid back as I as I am, I'd like playing a movie on my Linux Desktop and control it via DLNA App from my phone. I tried VLC and other media players ...
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bridge upnp source to upnp sink

I've set up pulseaudio and rygel to provide a UPnP source for my system audio output. I'd like to be able to push this to a UPnP mediarenderer. I can't see any way of doing this with rygel, but I'd ...
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How do you config miniupnpd?

I can't config miniupnpd correctly. I got puzzled...... $ upnpc -r 9999 tcp upnpc : miniupnpc library test client. (c) 2005-2013 Thomas Bernard Go to http://miniupnp.free.fr/ or ...
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What is the difference between UDP hole punching and UPnP?

So Skype and other p2p type applications often work by what is called hole punching (see simple guide here) to get two clients connected to each other that are both behind firewalls which block ...
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how to setup linux-igd to use webserver on same machine

So I have a web server on port 80 and linux-igd/upnp running on the same machine using dhcp. I want to configure linux-igd to be a way to get to the webserver. I found this tag in the linux-igd xml ...
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View video on Screen while listen audio in android

Is it possible to stream all pc audio throug mpd, raop, UPnP or something like? I want to play video on a big screen far from where I'm sitting and be able to hear the audio Streamed trough my phone.
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XMBC is DLNA or UPNP

I cannot understand the implementation of XMBC, can it control all internet connected TVs? I know that it has DLNA/UPNP implemented but is it something more than that? Is it only for some specific ...
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Cisco ASA 5520 as a home router

I have a Cisco ASA 5520 that I recently acquired from work that I am planning to use as my home router. I also have a Linksys E4200 router and a Linksys WRT610N router, both dual-band, that I would ...
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Can't turn on Network Discovery because of services problems

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64 bit with all the updates. Wireless network connection. I can't connect this PC to my NAS; none of the other PCs on the network, or the NAS, appear when I browse the ...
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Is it possible to stream XBMC video plugins over UPnP?

Ideally I'd like to be able to stream video from XBMC plugins to an XBOX 360. I've read UPnP makes it possible to share media, but haven't seen anywhere that indicates the possibility of sharing ...
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Windows 8 UPNP much slower than accessing shared folder

Sharing from Windows Media Player in Windows 8 RTM (fresh install last week) to allow access to my libraries to other devices via dlna/upnp seems to give stuttering output and appears to be ...
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Linksys WRT54G wireless router UPNP unavailable

I have UPNP enabled on my router. I found the page where it can be enabled or disabled, and it was already enabled, yet the UPNP diagnostic application I am using does not seem to show this device. (I ...
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The Requirements for Plug and Play

Plug and Play can help us to discover a hardware component in a system without a need of a physical configuration or user intervention in resolving resource conflicts. But I wonder: are there special ...
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UPNP problems in ADSL Modem and an Access Point

I'm using Windows 7. I'm using a ADSL Modem provided by my ISP to connect to the Internet. I'm using a TP-Link Access Point (WR941ND) to connect to the ADSL Modem and then I connect my computer to the ...
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Can't access to miniDLNA

I wanted to install a dlna server on my asus eeepc, and tried minidlna. My eeepc runs Wheezy, so I just had to run apt-get install to install minidlna on it. The first time I ran it, everything worked ...
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Windows 8 Music Player Connect to iTunes/UPnP AV Server

I have a NAS box which supports streaming music as either an iTunes or "UPnP AV" server. I see very few settings in the music application. Can the standard Windows 8 music player be made to support ...
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SSDP Discovery service unexpectedly stops

I discovered this problem as my UPnP device (a Sony Bravia tv) constantly lost connection with the Windows Media Player sharing server (used as the DLNA media server for the Sony TV and apparently ...
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UPNP server with subtitles support

i would like to find UPNP or DLNA server which allows to stream movies with srt subtitles to my iPad. I tried Airplay with Windows Media Player UPNP. It plays video but without subtitles.
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How to get the WAN IP from a router using UPnP/SSDP

I'm trying to find a way to get my router to report back my WAN IP using UPnP/SSDP, but so far I have been unable to even get a list of UPnP supporting internet access devices on my network. Here's ...
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How can I connect DLNA devices through NAT?

I have a Windows 7 PC running Serviio as a DLNA server. I have a Samsung I9100G running Skifta as a DLNA renderer (client). My network topology: At the moment, I can connect and watch my videos ...
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VLC 2.0: can't enable UPnP support

I'm attempting to use VLC 2.0.1 (Intel 64 bit) to connect to a UPnP server (Serviio 0.6.2 on OS X Snow Leopard). I've tried to enable the feature by right clicking the "Universal Plug 'n Play" node ...
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Disable UPnP safe?

Is it safe to disable upnp or can it harm devices on the network? Are there any other problems disabling the UPnP might bring The reason I'm turning it of is so I can play battlefield 3
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What are all of these NAT terms? [closed]

I (loosely) know about Network Address Translation (NAT) in that the NAT device stores a mapping of external ports to internal ports. However, I started reading about it and got really confused by all ...
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UPnP Control from terminal

I would like to be able to control a UPnP Router from the terminal in linux. I don't mind what language the software is in, but Ruby/Python/PHP would be preferable.
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Problems streaming media to Samsung TV from NAS, possibly due to DLNA issues

I have been experiencing problems with my IT-entertainment setup at home lately, and haven't managed to sort it out on my own. Basically I have the following setup: an iMac desktop computer a Drobo ...
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Need UPnP enabled router, that also has port forwarding [closed]

I currently have a 3COM OfficeConnect router, and it seems I cannot get the port forwarding to work, and neither does my Qnap TS-410 seem to be able to recognize the device as UPnP enabled for the ...
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How do routers prevent automatic port forwarding from being abused

I have a Verizon FIOS router and when I install most applications that need a port forwarded, magically the entry is automatically set up in the router. I searched on google and found out this is ...
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How do I enable UPnP support in Windows 7?

Is there a checklist for enabling UPnP in Windows 7? I am on a home network with Network Discovery enabled in Network and Sharing Center, UPnP is enabled on my router, SSDP Discovery and UPnP Device ...