Questions tagged [mdns]

mDNS (Multicast DNS) is a way of using familiar DNS programming interfaces, packet formats and operating, in a small network where no conventional DNS server has been installed.

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How to continually run mDNS on Windows 10?

I'm facing issues enabling mDNS in Windows 10. I've implemented the solution provided in this question and it works, but after running PC 24 hrs it vanishes and Bonjour Services can't find any mDNS ...
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Broadcast mDNS for another device

I have a custom/experimental device (D) on my home LAN with a static IP running an HTTP server. For reasons that are not important to this question, (D) cannot run mDNS. I have another full-fledged ...
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mDNS on a large domain

I'm working remotely on a corporate VPN and I can connect to our intranet webpage using the server IP address. I read it may be possible to instead resolve using http://servername.local/ourwebsite ...
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How to enable printer discovery using DNS-SD?

On Centos 8, I run lpinfo --include-schemes dnssd -v to discover printers, as suggested by CUPS documentation. Suspiciously, the command returns immediately without discovering anything. tcpdump ...
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Removed Bonjour from Windows 10 but cannot get built-in mDNS to work

Removed Bonjour (along with iTunes and other Apple related infestations) from a Windows 10 workstation, but cannot figure out how to re-enable the multicast DNS that comes built in to Windows 10 ...
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How are hostnames assigned on macOS?

I'm using some application software which I have installed on an Azure VM. I have a MacBook laptop which I use to connect to the Azure VM, using Microsoft's Remote Desktop client for Mac software. ...
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Multicast DNS really slow to respond in macOS Mojave

I have a Macbook Air running 10.14 Mojave, and an iPhone with a certain app that needs to sync via WebDAV with the Mac from time to time. The way I configured it is to add in the app's settings http://...
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mDNS / DNS-SD on Windows 10 stops working when the network change

I was trying to discover services through DNS-SD protocol. To enable it on Windows 10 (version 1909), I followed this answer. However, after the network change, it stops working. No matter you try to ...
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How can work the local name resolution?

I have an Arduino Yun connected to my LAN as client, and this is not my dns server. I can reach it using its hostname: http://arduino.local How can I reach it without a DNS record? I ask to Arduino ...
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Time machine Detection over VPN via DNS-SD?

I'm running a local DNS server in my home network (dnsmasq) and a Netatalk instance for Time Machine over WiFi. Due to limitations of Multicast over my VPN setup, my Time Machine does not get ...
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The dns-sd -B command leads to unreachable devices with IPv4 disabled

I am using Bonjour service in Windows to find my devices. The Windows command line is to browse services using the following command: dns-sd -B I am facing an issue with the value of Interface ...
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Is it possible to find the Group IP of a local musticast network

I want to find the IP of the Multicast Groups I have joined. But, all the IP's obtained from netstat -ng are these: root@me:~# netstat -ng IPv6/IPv4 Group Memberships Interface RefCnt Group ----...
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how to detect if UDP port 5353 is being blocked by router's firewall

What utilities or tools can I use to check if my router's firewall is blocking UDP port 5353 for devices within the network? Context: I have a scanner connected to my network over WiFi, and am ...
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Linux command to get mDNS Service discovery and to get its IP Address

I am broadcasting mDNS service from my WiFi module. I need to discover that in my Linux PC and get its IP address. I used mdns-scan command and I am getting the Service name listed. I used avahi-...
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mDNS not working for Raspberry Pi Zero W

So, I've just got a Raspberry Pi Zero W and installed Raspbian Stretch Lite (headless Debian Stretch). I was able to configure WiFi in headless mode and the Raspberry connected to my home WiFi network....
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How to make .local resolve not via mDNS on Mac OS Mohave?

My ISP provides useful service on .local domain which is absolutely necessary. But I can't ping it from my Mac PC. I found out that the "problem" connected to Bonjour service and all .local domains ...
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dig command does not show A records

I brought up a DNS server on a Fortigate 60D. However, instead of dig giving me all the A records I defined (about 80 of them), all I see is this (note the lack of any lines of the form local. ...
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Debugging name resolution with Windows and APIPA

For lab equipment I use default settings everywhere and they use IP auto configuration (APIPA aka zeroconf I think); I've put them on a private switch. I was always able to to address them via their ...
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Firefox DNS resolution order

Do you know what is the DNS resolution process order of domain names in Firefox? Has the hosts file proprity over DNS server? Has the hosts file proprity over mDNS names in the network or mDNS is ...
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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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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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LLMNR vs DNS - Why is 'ping' using llmnr instead of dns, unless I append a '.' to the hostname, and why is llmnr not working?

I am operating on a LAN closed off from the internet, and there are a few devices (A, B, C, ...) connected via ethernet cable to a single router making this LAN possible. Operating system on all ...
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Chromecast mDNS burst slowing down PCs

Starting a few weeks ago, at seemingly random intervals, 3 of 5 PCs will lag at the same time for a few seconds to the extent where mouse and keyboard input is delayed and VoIP calls are dropped. ...
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Is it possible to run multiple mDNS responders (for DNS-SD) on the same host?

I'm trying to design a P2P protocol where several user applications in a residential network can discover each other. I've looked at various service discovery protocols, most notably DNS-SD with mDNS. ...
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Seeing mDNS domains outside my LAN

A couple weeks ago, I installed a new router. Doing so, I switched my modem from router to gateway mode. After doing this, one day my Apple TV started showing up as 'Apple TV (2)'. It's been a busy ...
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How do I get mDNS (avahi) to work on Windows Subsystem for Linux?

I've followed the last example in this thread: https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL/issues/384 In other words: ~$ sudo service dbus start * Starting system message bus dbus ...
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Multicast DNS over SoftAP on Win10 IoT

When I connect my Win10 IoT board to a WiFi, I can connect to its web interface from macOS via http://minwinpc.local:8080. The resolution of the hostname happens through multicast DNS, as can be ...
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Make domain direct to LAN IP

What I'm trying to achieve I'm trying to make a domain name direct to the local IP address of a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, primarily so I don't have to remember an IP address. (I know I can set a ...
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mDNS (Avahi) not working when hostname changed

With a new Raspbian Jessie 4.4 (4.4.38+ #938 Thu Dec 15 15:17:54 GMT 2016 armv6l GNU/Linux) OS installed and ssh enabled it is possible to access the machine with: $ ssh pi@raspberrypi.local However ...
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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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DNS-SD(Avahi) on Bluetooth Network Interface (BNEP)

I am trying to publish discover dns-sd services on BNEP network interface. I have a Linux system and one Android phone. I have enabled tethering from my android phone and made the Linux System connect ...
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Mac Bonjour sevice listing no local services

My Mac (OSX 10.12.3) cannot find local Bonjour (mdns) services - e.g. local Mac computers, Apple TVs etc. When using "Bonjour Browser" (http://www.tildesoft.com/) I can see: Services from an iCloud ...
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Debian jessie: how do I close openly accessible mDNS services?

I received a report that inform me that the mDNS services are openly accessible on a server of mine. I searched the internet, but I wasn't able to find how to close them in debian.
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Browser and web app multicast DNS

I have a web server with a web application running in local network without a DNS server. I would like to use this address to open my application: http://myapplication/ Now I must set the webserver ...
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Resolving `.local` name (mDNS only)

I have a home network set up using mDNS, containing assorted systems (including an always-on Raspberry Pi). My machines are running avahi daemons, so the current situation is: everybody on the ...
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Windows 7 can't ping .local but other Windows 7 can, on same network

I have two Windows 7 computers, and a standard Raspberian installed Pi3. The first Windows 7 machine can ping perfectly fine: PING raspberrypi.local The second Windows 7 machine that can ping the IP ...
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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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mDNS stops working when plugging access point in to outer network

UPDATED with some corrections and additional facts July 17, 2016. The Access Point is a Linksys E2500, not a Netgear as originally stated. I also tried to be more clear and explicit about what works. ...
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Bonjour seems to cause hostname to resolve to old IP

I have some devices on a network and an administration tool that relies on bonjour for device discovery. The devices are set to use DHCP. Example scenario as follows (let's assume really short DHCP ...
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DNS for home network with dnsmask: doesn't change IPs

I've got a home network: three hosts on OS X and printer. All the devices are wireless and connected into a network via Actiontech T1200H router which is also provides internet. One computer(MacPro) ...
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Repeating mDNS/Bonjour requests from eth0 through a tunnel (tun0)

To start off, I am quite new at both networking and Unix/Ubuntu/Linux distros. Just a warning, for any setup/code may look a bit ugly. Basically, my end goal is to successfully AirPlay Mirror to a ...
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multicast dns \ service discovery through router

I am using Apple's mDNSResponder. It works in single network. Is there a way to make it work even if there is router between computer that browses for services and computer that is service provider? ...
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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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raspberrypi.local not accessible on the network

I used to be able to access my Raspberry Pi on the network using raspberrypi.local (raspberrypi being the hostname of the Pi). The Pi is connected with a WLAN usb dongle to my Apple TimeCapsule I ...
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Configuring unbound to resolve resolve on mdns

I am trying to set up my own home DNS server, partly to allow computers without avahi/Bonjour to resolve .local addresses. (e. g. unrooted Androids) I am trying to use unbound for this. Since I know ...
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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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DNS-SD registration of “printer_queue1” failed with -65548

I'm using Linux [ RHEL 5] , our team manages printing via this server , the printing uses CUPS 1.3.7 . We experienced very reliable printing for more than a year and a half , but since last 2 weeks ...
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What hosts does multicast DNS send to?

mDNS (multicast DNS) queries are sent to 224.0.0.251:5353. While this is a multicast address, don't all hosts on the network segment have to receive this traffic in order to have the correct DNS ...