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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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Debugging UPnP XML parsing and processing

I am trying to use UPnP casting in my app and I am testing my results with an instance of Kodi. Due to an unknown parsing issue with my XML outputs that I couldn't figure out I wasn't able to ...
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Windows Media Player: Configure kodi/UPnP to provide icon for movies

I am a happy kodi/UPnP user, but I'd like to tweak the setting so that icons are send as part of the UPnP message. Right now here is what I see on my PC using Windows Media Player (Windows 7): From ...
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Scan network for UPnP AV devices

Sometimes after a cold boot some of my UPnP AV devices do not appear on the network page from my Windows 7 system. So I eventually get this: Instead of the expected: Is there a way to 'rescan' ...
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UPNP “zonetype” field

I'm conducting a research on UPnP packets from different devices, and one of the fields I noticed is device.zoneType. zoneType contains a number between 1-24. Do any of you know the explanation of ...
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UPnP-Server behind Firewall won't show up in iOS-Apps

I'm in the middle of setting up a server net at home. The firewall between user and server net does UPnP-Routing via smcroute (and firewalling with iptables plus ipset). All in all it works perfectly. ...
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Can SSDP still be enable after turning off uPnP?

I am watching my LAN traffic a bit to see if or what a new Chinese phone on the LAN does. I turned off uPnP on the internet router but see SSDP in some traffic. Curiously, that is (as far as I ...
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Avoid P2P issues with multi-level NATs with uPNP

What is the best solution to make a peer-to-peer application workable with multi-level NATs without having to manually open ports on the router? E.g. one application is using uPNP to traverse one NAT, ...
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Is TV Box infected?

I incidentally noticed strange firewall log entries like the following on my computer: Apr 1 22:17:56 slavic-probook kernel: [23623.091873] [UFW BLOCK] IN=wlp2s0 OUT= MAC=d0:57:7b:60:3a:6a:18:b8:1f:...
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What's the best way of controlling Wifi routers and access points?

I want to add support for controlling Wifi routers/access points on the local network. The first device I plan to add support for uses OpenWRT and from the question Can I remotely control multiple ...
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Using PCP (Port Control Protocol) in practice?

My ISP is rolling out IPv6 using DS-Lite with PCP enabled. I read the wikipedia page, searched google, and couldn't find answers to some practical questions: On the "client" (ISP subscriber PC), what ...
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Do you need to turn off UPnP on Router and/or Modem?

When cascading router and modem, do you need to disable UPnP feature on router? I mean, is it not the modem's job to take care of that?
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Unable to view UPnP Responses over network

I am using wireshark. I am trying to view UPnP responses from Belkin Wemo devices on my network. The wemo app sends out a discovery packet (using SSDP) to a multicast address, which you can see in the ...
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How to use DLNA feature of Comtrend Router?

I have a Comtrend 5220 that provides connectivity to my DSL service. There is a USB port on it and it has set-up options for ENABLE UPnP and ENABLE DLNA. The DLNA section has one configuration ...
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How Wifi devices can be accesses from out side

I just purchased a Nest Cam and installed the app. It works just fine and I can watch my house from out side. But always wondered, how can this device reconfigure my router to create some type of port ...
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Generic way to isolate faulty component (app / router) on non-working UPnP port forwarding

I have had trouble finding a guide for how to isolate problems with UPnP port-forwarding. I currently have access to Ubuntu 17.10 beta2 for troubleshooting. My problem is that I have a Plex Server on ...
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Service iphlpsvc (netsvcs) creates many short-living port forwardings

I discovered that one of my PCs started to request a lot short-living port forwardings according to my router (Fritz!Box 7490). Windows 10 is running on the device. It began on 25.06.2017. An update ...
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DLNA/UPNP / TWONKY / WIFI issue

I have an adsl modem/router (192.168.1.1) which has two devices attached: a NAS Lacie Networkstorage 2 with Twonky DLNA/IPNP media server on board a Netgear WNR2000 wifi router (172.16.0.1) both ...
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How to send upnp request using curl

I'm trying to find a way to add port forward using UPnP,I did turned on upnp and I can access http://192.168.1.254:52869/gateconnSCPD.xml that mena that upnp service is on, but I can't get miranda to ...
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If block all incoming traffic and disable UPnP can I still browse the web?

Excuse my ignorance but it seems I that I don't know why something on the Internet needs to connect to you Below is the firewall options in my BT Hub To my understanding the firewall blocks ALL ...
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How does Minecraft find LAN servers?

The Minecraft client (when you enter "multiplayer" mode) says "Scanning LAN for Local Servers..." What is it doing? Here's my problem: if computer A and computer B are connected together through ...
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Emulating a Chromecast on a Windows desktop

I am aware of the settings that allow Windows Media Player to become a DLNA receiver and the ability enable UPnP on Kodi (which is my current setup). What I would like to do is have the native ...
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Unknown UPnP Entries

Was checkout out my Firewall on which I usually have UPnP disabled, but turned it on as a debugging step for an issue I was having. I just noticed three ports registered that I am unsure where they ...
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Can Windows 10 act as UPnP server?

One of the primary purpose of my Windows 7 Pro 64bit is to use it as UPnP server to stream my movies to my Panasonic Viera VT50. It's the one thing I couldn't yet figure out before upgrading: will I ...
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How to enable miredo UPnP-Enabled Symmetric NAT Extension

I have linux mint and miredo installed on both machines. Both machines are behind symmetric NAT. Routers have UPnP enabled. Does miredo support upnp routers? How to enable UPnP-Enabled Symmetric NAT ...
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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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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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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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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 http://miniupnp....
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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.