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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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Wireless router that supports Bonjour between wire- and wireless- connected machines

At home I have an ADSL modem that I use also as router. For the record, it is a DavoLink DV-2020 provided by Tele2 in the Netherlands. It turns out that if a computer is connected with a cable to 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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How to enable mDNS on Windows 10 build 17134?

I am looking for a way to resolve .local addresses in Windows 10. Windows itself also includes mDNS support, but that appears to only be available for Modern API applications. In the past, the ...
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Is there a way to share a scanner with an Airport Extreme?

I've got an Airport Extreme as my home network's router. (Sidebar: I love it.) The printer sharing is pretty phenomenal - I've got my printer hooked up to the base station and all the machines in ...
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TP-Link DoS protection blocks Bonjour

We have an Apple-centric office and as such we rely on Bonjour (mDNS) for auto-discovery of things like printers, AirPlay targets, and pseudo-servers (e.g. exchanging files between desktop computers). ...
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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 ...