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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 (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 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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Configuring linux to be visible in microsoft DNS domain

I've been trying to have one of our linux box available in the windows domain. The linux box is a ubuntu server without gui or X installed. All manipulations are done from ssh. Linux box: ...
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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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OSX: Excessive NXDOMAIN response for dns-sd queries

I'm primarily in a OSX environment and I'm seeing a large number of NXDOMAIN responses from our internal DNS servers. The queries that trigger these responses are what I believe to be mDNS/Bonjour ...
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MDNS multicast requests not received on wired interface

I have a Fedora 17 system with avahi configured to advertise a private service. The F17 is wired to a switch, to which is also connected a wireless AP. The client is wireless. The F17 firewall is ...
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Android openvpn + zeroconf browser sending mdns query packets over eth0 instead of tap0 interface on wifi

On an android device, I am connecting to a remote network using openvpn for performing service discovery. WORKING CASE: After the device is camped on 3g/4g and after connecting to remote network by ...
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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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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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Apache and ZeroConf

I have a machine running Ubuntu on which I've installed Apache (v2). What I'm trying to do is enable ZeroConf so that the Apache server will broadcast itself over the network and then will be able to ...
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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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W2k3 AD Server spewing to 224.0.0.251.mdns

I'm looking at a tcpdump of my network and seeing floods of mdns packets from my W2k3 AD Server. : 03:28:30.655189 IP mydomainserver.local.mdns > 224.0.0.251.mdns: 0*- [0q] 1/0/0 A 192.168.100.1 ...
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mDNS on bridged OpenVPN network

I have openvpn running on a openbsd server that is behind a firewall, so it is a local member of the LAN. The openvpn is a bridge configuration. firewall internal 10.0.10.1 openvpn server ...
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How do I get the machine name from an IP via Multicast DNS?

I have a list of IP addresses on a network, and most of them support multicast DNS. I'd like to be able to resolve the server name instead of just having the IP address. ping computer.local 64 bytes ...
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Bonjour/mDNS Broadcast across subnets

I have just setup a new OSX Server in our office and verified that everything is working fine over our wired network (192.168.126.0/24). The problem that I am having is that our clients (Mac Laptops) ...
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Forward mDns from one subnet to another?

Is there an ipfw rule that can easily forward mDns packets from one subnet to another? I have a Snow Leopard Server machine serving as the gateway between the two subnets and would like for machines ...
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How to use Bonjour?

First, what exactly Bonjour does (pleas read my guesses written bellow)? Here I found out that Bonjour enables automatic discovery of computers, devices, and services on IP networks. But I thought ...
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Running a DNS nameserver in a .local domain

We are using an ".intranet.local" domain for our internal network. For years the ".local" domain seemed to be a sane choice for local networks running on private (RFC 1918) IP addresses. Today we ...
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DHCP and mDNS magic - I want automatic $hostname.mydomain answers on my DNS server

I've seen the wonders of mDNS-based service discovery, but I haven't had much time to look more into it. I also there was references to it in DHCP config files or something. How can I use mDNS to ...
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How do I tell OS X's implementation of Bonjour/ZeroConf which network to use for mdns?

I have four networks on my machine: 192.168.20.0/24 wired (connected only at work) 192.168.20.0/24 wireless (connected only at home) 192.168.132.0/24 VMWare's NAT 192.168.238.0/24 VMWare's host-only ...
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What could cause my OS X machine's mdns ip address to be wrong?

I have an Ubuntu 9.04 box and a OS X 10.5 box. They are both on the same subnet (192.168.10.0/24). I can see ubuntu.local and osx.local from the OS X machine, but I can only see ubuntu.local from ...