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Questions tagged [avahi]

Open-source implementation of Multicast DNS for Zeronconf networking, similar to Apple's Bonjour.

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How to debug avahi daemon

I have installed avahi on a raspberry pi. The raspberry has acces to two VLANs. ID 1 (50.x) and ID 100 (80.x). I have verified that by pinging two computers in both VLANs. Now i would like to get ...
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Wired and wireless mDNS/Avahi discovery (Google Home/Chromecasts)

My network looks like this: [ pfSense Router ] - [ TP-SG3210 Switch ] - [ Netgear R7800 running OpenWrt ] The R7800 is running as an AP. No VLANs. Wired: nVidia Shield TV Ubuntu Server Wireless: ...
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avahi mdns not working on all systems

I have three systems running Fedora, named: dragon, wyvern and griffin. I am seeing strange mdns behaviour: From dragon, I can ping and ssh to all of dragon.local, wyvern.local and griffin.local ...
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Definition of “workstation” in Avahi Discovery

When I used the Avahi Zeroconf Browser tool on my Lubuntu 16.04 machine, it lists only one of the machines on the LAN as a "Workstation". What's the criteria for listing a LAN computer as a "...
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Multiple Docker containers with Avahi daemons

I'm trying to set up a smart-home Raspberry Pi using Docker to isolate every element of the system. However, two of those Dockers use Avahi to broadcast themselves in the home network - one contains ...
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How do I cross compile the avahi-client and avahi-common libraries?

I have developed a C application that uses the avahi-client and avahi-common libraries. I need to do a cross-compilation of these libraries, so I downloaded the project source in github, https://...
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Get static IP to be alias for avahi-resolved dynamic IP - for sane scanner

Sorry if this has already been asked in some other way, I couldn't find out, and have had pretty terrible experiences trying to figure out how to properly use avahi. I have avahi working properly, ...
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Configuring avahi on raspberry pi

I am trying to configure avahi-daemon on my raspberry pi to broadcast the service I just programmed, which needs to be discoverable automatically. It sorta works, but not quite, and I cannot figure ...
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Linux auto-generate UID and GID and cause a conflict

I have an user named "myUser" and UID-GID of myUser is "170". This number is GID of another user named "avahi-autoipd" at the same time. I try seperate this 2 users with usermod and groupmod commands. ...
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Avahi - Chromebook: could not resolve hostname

I have a raspberry pi (raspbian jessie) with ssh & vnc services registered in avahi. I can see both services in my client (chromebook) chronos@localhost ~ $ avahi-browse -arl + mlan0 IPv4 ...
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Avahi resolving link-local IPv6 addresses for services/devices on other subnets

Why is Avahi doing this, and how can I prevent it? Why is this only happening for v6 and not for v4? The service that I'm trying to access (apt_proxy) is definitively routable using the traditional ...
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Avahi seems to stop publishing/refreshing services after a while

Firstable, I looked up to several Q/A, i can ensure that the following points are fullfiled: IGMP snooping isn't filtered by switch/router. Bonjour services (mDNSResponder.exe) is granted and allowed ...
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How to configure avahi in VirtuabBox NAT

I have a VBox Linux guest in NAT networking mode. Both host (also a Linux system) and guest have the avahi-daemon service running. Is there a way to configure the service in the guest so that it does ...
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cannot ping link-local address from other subnet when defaut gateway route is seted

i have a problem with my route table i dont know why it doesnt work. I have two test cases, i did draw a network map for each case. currently i cant resolv the goal. testcase-1 network map ...
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App to search for zeroconf devices

I have some equipment running Linux on a SOC which connects to my mini network using avahi zeroconf. I know it's zeroconf 'name' by scanning in Safari for windows (which doesn't fully work any more ...
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Unable to browse a service with dns-sd

I have cross compiled and install mdns responder on to my target machine which runs on Linux. I have tried to register a service with the following command: dns-sd -R "My Test" _printer._tcp. . 515 ...
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Installing mDNS resolver in Bash on Windows Subsystem for Linux

I am trying to connect to a PC over mDNS from a Bash script running on Windows. While I am able to ping the PC through its mDNS .local address in CMD, doing the same in an Ubuntu/Bash window fails due ...
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How do I use mDNS for ssh -6?

Hello I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Laptop A lot of Raspberry-Pi Model 2 with WLAN The complete setup is based on 802.11 WLAN AD-HOC mode. None of the Pis nor the Laptop uses any ...
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Accessing port 80 using hostname.local from outside guest

I have a ubuntu server running inside VM. The hostname is ubuntu. I am able to ping "ubuntu.local" from the host and also from other computers in the same network. However, when I try to browse to ...
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Bonjour dns-sd and Avahi service visibility

I have avahi-daemon running on my BeagleBone Black machine (Debian Jessie). It is in the same network as my PC, but I wonder why when I register service with avahi-publish on my BBB, I cannot see it ...
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Avahi rejects cups print jobs after system upgrade

I recently upgraded my system from RHEL 6.5 to 7.2. A previously working network printer stopped working. The printer is configured as before with the same driver and options. Trying to print a simple ...
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avahi-daemon enabled but cannot resolve DNS

I have changed the hostname in avahi-daemon.conf file in /etc/avahi so as that the host-name=osmc and it's uncommented. When I do a sudo systemctl status avahi-daemon -l I get the following; ● avahi-...
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Ubuntu Network Interfaces Configuration: 2 Network Cards

Sorry for broad and ambiguous title. The case is: I have 2 Network Cards, eth0 and eth1. OS: Ubuntu: 14.04. eth0 is configured with static address: 10.1.1.1 and provides WIFI, DHCP and DNS services ...
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Linux - avahi-daemon: Failed to find user 'avahi'

I am experiencing issues running avahi-daemon 0.6.31. I also unistalled and reinstalled again but I always have errors on boot: Jan 14 12:13:27 avahi-daemon[1773]: Failed to find user 'avahi'. Jan ...
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How can I broadcast Avahi services between Vagrant (VirtualBox) VMs?

I've got a project with a Vagrantfile which takes a while downloading all its Debian packages. I figured an easy way to speed up initial provisioning would be to make another Vagrant-based project ...
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How to turn off zeroconf in Ubuntu?

There's this thing called zeroconf and I have zero need for it in my computer. How do I disable it in Ubuntu?
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Hosts on same LAN can't see each other's services with avahi-browse

Edit: I ended up using another way of sending an audio stream across the network to a remote Raspberry Pi with Pulseaudio - one that does not involve Avahi... So I lost interest in this question - don'...
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How can I do name resolution on Mavericks?

I would like to map a IP addresses in my local network to a name of my choice. The network is being used by others, this name should only be available when used by my machine. I have been looking for ...
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avahi set hostname but arp -a only displays IP

I've set my /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname on my Debian system. I also have the Avahi daemon installed and running. From my mac I run arp -a and this lists all the IP's but where the hostname ...
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I switched to comodo DNS and I get a .local domain prompt

I switched to Comodo DNS today because Norton DNS seems to be completely shut off and the website has not been accessible in days. Comodo DNS works fine but every time I log into my computer it says ...
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Cannot ping .local machines on one computer

I have the following three computers connected to my home network: a Mac Mini running Lubuntu 13.10 (macmini) a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian 7 (raspberrypi) a Compaq Mini running Lubuntu 12.04 (...
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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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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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ssh to avahi announced host failing due to 'unknown host' even if it's discovered

I have a raspberry announcing it's hostname with avahi-daemon for several services. However, even if I receive this at PCs over my network I cannot ssh it. $ avahi-browse -at | grep -i ssh + wlp3s0 ...
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How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network?

How to give same hostname to multiple devices in a zeroconf network , Is it even possible ? Is it even locally possible to create aliases of the same name lets say project.local on one machine to its ...
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Getting avahi to automatically publish CUPS printers

I know I can manually add a .service file for each printer I have. But I would like to have them published automatically. But from what I've read, it is also possible to get CUPS to inform avahi ...
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Is there a way to get NFS to refresh its reverse lookup without restarting it?

NFS server for some reason doesn't seem to acknowledge that avahi/mdns will resolve an ip address unless NFS is restarted after avahi is already running. I have my exports specified by hostname (...
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pdftoraster missing from ghostscript-cups package on fedora 17?

Attempting to get AirPrint running on an old laser network printer (so my kid can print from his iOS device) with avahi-daemon, cups and this python script. I've followed the instructions as per this ...
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Adding net auto-discovery to legacy printer

I have a HP 2300dtn laser printer (PCL/PS) connected directly to the network and I would like to add "airprint" capability to it so that client computers can find it automatically. The printer claims ...
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How can I access a VMware Fusion guest running Ubuntu via its .local (Bonjour/Zeroconf/mdns) address?

I'm running VMware Fusion on my Mac with an Ubuntu guest VM configured to use NAT for networking. I can access the VM from the host using its DHCP-assigned vmnet8 IP (172.16.90.128), but I'd like to ...
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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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avahi-browse or avahi-discover for Windows [closed]

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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Is Avahi needed on target devices to resolve them?

I'm working currently on a NAS management utility. NAS will have to track local computers and local IP cameras. Assuming that NAS will have Avahi set up, will it resolve everything on the network or ...
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Avahi set host name with short timeout

I'm trying to create a zeroconf app which allows one machine to be "host" which takes ownership of a certain hostname. For example, machineA sets it's host name to 'testbox', and network devices can ...