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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DLNA server implementation without indexing

I find indexing requirement of DLNA server cumbersome enough to stay away from widely using it. Does anyone have the knowledge of implementations that work directly on filesystem? Or at least wise ...
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Internet gateway device protocol support?

As far as I understand, applications that need to transfer data across network address translators in a peer to peer fashion, like BitTorrent, usually rely on the UPNP IGD protocol to ask the router ...
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Can't Get Rid of Mac/Linux Malware or Hardware Bug

My MacBook now has a permanent back door for some hacker that I can't seem to get rid of. I even tried booting from a Linux USB stick, wiping everything including the EFI partition, but every time I ...
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UPnP Port Forwarding doesn't appear to forward my telnet port

I used upnpc to set up some forwarding rules for HTTP and TELNET (I'm aware of the security risk, it's a test): upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 23 23 TCP upnpc -a 192.168.0.30 80 80 TCP Everything looks OK ...
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Miniupnp thinks my router doesn't support UPnP

I have a IP camera on my network that is truly plug n play. As soon as I plugged the Ethernet cable in, it was accessible from 'the outside', without me having to touch my router's configuration. So I ...
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Getting Chromecast to work across subnets

I know Google says its not supported. Has anyone got a Chromecast to talk to a client on a different subnet? I have an OpenWRT router connected to my internet providers router (parent router). The ...
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Route Windows 8 sound to DLNA device

Is that possible? Maybe some drivers exist that add DLNA device as Windows sound card? One possibility that I found: http://www.dbpoweramp.com/asset-upnp-dlna.htm It says: PC Sound Card Streaming ...
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UPnP Discover can't captured by Wireshark

According to the UPnP standard, the UPnP discover packet should send to 239.255.255.250:1900. However, when my program send to 239.255.255.250:1900, the wireshark can't captured the packet. When my ...
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UPnP Port Forwarding For Specific Program

Is there a way to only allow specific programs to use UPnP? That way only programs I trust would be able to open ports to the internet.
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Is there a simple command line UPnP AV Control Point?

I am looking to implement a Glorified Internet Picture Frame at work. The goal is to show a 4k picture on our wonderful 4k television, with all pixels intact, from a network-accessible source which is ...
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Running XBMC UPnP Server without keeping XBMC open

I have a few PCs at home, one of them, and HTPC, is connected to a storage device that holds most of my media. It's also connected to a TV, and I use XBMC on it to watch movies and TV shows. I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...