Avahi is a free zeroconf implementation - A service discovery protocol. It can be used to find services on a network and also to publish services to be found by other Zeroconf clients.

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how to get a connection between Windows and Linux without an existing DHCP server

Scenario: In general a ubuntu machine (called server) runs in a network and gets an IP from it. Due to testing, sometimes a windows machine (client) is physical connected to the ubuntu machine ...
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Avahi How do I setup multiple servers that originally have the same hostname

Let me explain what I'm trying to do: I'm creating a Linux Distro Image that will be installed on a SD Card Setting the default hostname to myHostname.local This is all on my local network This is ...
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How to send dynamic update to DNS Server using Avahi?

I am using beaglebone running avahi-daemon and I have configure it to respond mdns query with local name “myboard.local” when accessed from PC on same network. It works fine. But, how can I ...
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DNS-SD registration of “printer_queue1” failed with -65548

I get this message from logs i am not sure that its the avahi daemon or some networking issue communicating to the DNS servers. How can i find if this an issue with avahi daemon or CUPs server in ...
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How to configure SELinux to allow specific services to communicate with Avahi?

I have a service, running on a Fedora 20 machine, that when started attempts to register services with Avahi. This works perfectly if my service is started while SELinux is in permissive mode, but the ...
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Avahi (zeroconf/bonjour) service in bridged VirtualBox sometimes not found outside host

I have a VirtualBox with Debian 3.2.51 guest (vcube) on Ubuntu 13.10 host (ring) with a bridged network adapter. vcube has an Avahi service configured with a vcube.local name. I can see/ping/access ...
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Avahi and Zeroconf Servers found by every application, but not by Safari

I have two servers in my home network: The first one is an Arm based linux computer running on a custom Debian 3.4.43 kernel The second one is an Arduino with an ethernet shield. I installed avahi ...
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Resolve avahi hostnames via DNS

I would love to resolve avahi hostnames via DNS: I connect to the office VPN via PPTP but Avahi refuses to run on POINTOPOINT interfaces. I just want to resolve avahi hostnames via the DNS ...
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Avahi add second hostname

Is it possible to let Avahi announce another hostname for the same machine? I know it is meant to announce 'services', but usual clients like eg. browsers lack Avahi service support and rely on name ...
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how to give cname to any device?

I am working on linux environment and c language. I can not use python,perl,PHP and apache. What my exact need is I want to give a same host name to each device connected in the network. I know that ...
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Avahi persistance across direct connects / disconnects

I have a unique implementation of Avahi. My company makes a device that ships with a motherboard with dual on-board nics. One of those nics will be plugged into a customer network with either a ...
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DHCP failsafe subnetwork

I have some systems connected via a simple stupid ethernet switch. Under usual conditions, the switch is connected to a large network providing DHCP service and Internet gateway. However, if the group ...
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How to unblock service discovery for IPv4 via Avahi?

On a Debian 6.0.6 system (squeeze) I am having trouble resolving a host using Avahi and IPv4. Here is a sample output: : nr@homedog 10102 ; avahi-browse -a + eth0 IPv6 yorkie [00:1f:3b:d8:67:1d] ...
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avahi-daemon binds to eth0 udp ports 5353 and 53791

avahi-daemon continues to bind to eth0 ports 5353 and 53791. Is there any way to tell avahi-daemon to only bind to localhost and not eth0 ? /etc/avahi/avahi-daemon.conf use-ipv4=yes use-ipv6=no ...
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avahi stops publishing after a few minutes

I've got a couple of virtual machines (running Scientific Linux 6.2) that publish Workstation records so that they can easily be found on the net. Some of the virtual machines stop publishing after a ...
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Do you need to advertise an AFP service via Avahi for an Ubuntu Server to show up in OSX Finder?

I am only advertising an NFS share plus the "model", and I don't want to install extra services on the Server unless I have to, ie netatalk, as it is used solely for NFS exports. Currently there is ...
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Failed to find user 'avahi'

So I'm trying to setup CUPS + AirPrint support and one of the packages required is Avahi. I have installed it via ipkg, and have tried running the daemon, however I get the following error. Failed ...
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Connecting to host using avahi gives error: Name or service not known

I'm creating and destroying virtual machines all the time, in order to test various services or applications, and so I'd like to use avahi to connect to them by their names so I don't have to use ...
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getting warning messages “avahi-daemon[3201]: Invalid query packet.” on suse 10.1 server with raid 1

I had recently replaced a failing hard drive on my software raid 1 system with suse 10.1 , and i am checking for any warning messages on " var/log/warn " and i found this message ...
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Multiple ethernet interfaces same IP address space

Am I allowed to have multiple ethernet interfaces on a WinXP/Win7 host, that share the same IP-subnet? Scenario: There are multiple USB adapters, that are using RNDIS (usb-ethernet-gadget) and ...
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Multicast routing across two subnets with FreeBSD 9 (Bonjour between subnets)?

I have a FreeBSD 9 router (a Soekris net6501) connected to the internet via a dsl modem (bridged), doing NAT for two internal subnets, 10.0.1.0/24 (LAN) and 10.0.2.0/24 (wifi net). There are routes ...
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Configure Avahi nss-mdns not to use local suffix with hostnames because of issue in mounting Samba share

How to configure Avahi & nss-mdns to resolve names in my small home network in the same manner as Windows does with NetBIOS or more recently LLMNR. For Linux, there are two options: Winbind aka ...
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zeroconf (bonjour/avahi): macs do not see linuxes and vice versa

In my home network I have several OS X boxes and several Ubuntu boxes. each Ubuntu box sees other boxes via zeroconf. I can "ssh ubuntu1.local" and "ping ubuntu1.local" from "ubuntu2.local", but ...
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Using Avahi on DreamPlug Ubuntu with iPads

I have the following very peculiar issue with using Avahi on the DreamPlug (which is a plug computer running Ubuntu Jaunty). After spending days on this, I think I've managed to narrow down the ...
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Is there a way to set up Avahi to implement “anycast name resolution” on a LAN?

First, some background: We've got a lab containing a handful of dedicated Linux servers that run on an isolated LAN. All the servers run the same OS (Debian Linux) and the same proprietary server ...
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Can I have dots in a hostname?

I'm using names like a.alpha for the hostname of my linux box, but it seams that these name are not completely usable. The response of a hostname shell command is correct (a.alpha). But the name ...
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How to automatically announce Linux server resources to clients with arbitrary OSes?

I have a Linux server that needs to offer some services to an intranet. There will often be users that are not too familiar with using their laptops in a network environment, and so I'd like to ...
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SSH to an ubuntu machine using avahi

I have an ubuntu box that I connect to using avahi. Connecting to that box works fine for all services (I regularly use AFP, SSH and SMB on it) but I've noticed that whenever I connect to it from a ...
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git won't resolve my avahi hostname

I'm trying to do git remotes on my local network using avahi: git clone ssh://josh@west.local:test.git Git is complaining: ssh: Could not resolve hostname west.local:: Name or service not known ...
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Why doesn't Bonjour for Windows see my IPv6-only Linux hosts?

On my LAN I have three essentially identical Debian Linux boxes running Avahi. One of them has both an IPv4 address and and IPv6 address, and the other two have only IPv6 addresses. They all show up ...
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What exactly is AVAHI?

CentOS 5.2 My VPS host rebooted (checking with host support now) and I noticed the following in /var/log/messages Aug 28 11:57:52 echo avahi-daemon[21633]: **Found user 'avahi' (UID 70) and group ...
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Avahi & cups on FreeBSD

I set up cups and avahi on FreeBSD 8.0. However cups printer does not shows in avahi-browse -a on client (other things like ssh server are shown). Additionally if I try to run avahi-browse -a on ...
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Have a service start on startup with Ubuntu

I'm not clear on how to start a service when the server boots, I read on some of the other questions asked about adding the script to /etc/init.d, but It's just one line that I need to execute in the ...
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Make avahi advertise multiple machine

Is it possible that a single machine running avahi advertises other machines sharing files over afp ? I have different machines running Gentoo but I don't want to run avahi on each server.
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building avahi: missing QtCore

I am trying to build Avahi from source. ./configure tells me I am missing package "QtCore" but for the life of me I can't find it!