mDNS


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mDNS

(Multicast DNS) Using IP multicast with DNS to provide the capabilities of a DNS server for service discovery in a small network that does not have a DNS server. IP packets are sent to every node on the network with the reserved mDNS multicast address of 224.0.0.251. Devices respond with their service capabilities. mDNS evolved from the IETF's work on zero configuration networking (Zeroconf). See Zeroconf and IP multicast.
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Of course, the issue won't truly be solved until Google makes an effort to fix how its devices handle sending MDNS packets when waking from sleep mode.
Achieving expertise in capabilities that support global reach reassures MDNS users that the entire path of their network will be well looked after.
Achieving expertise in far-reaching capabilities assures MDNS users that the most important things are taken care of and so the smaller issues will be expertly handled as well.
Telemark's latest findings were based on input received from interviews with IT executives from more than 300 multinational enterprises using MDNS services.
In addition, we have achieved ten consecutive 'Best in Class' awards in MDNS, which further exemplifies our strength in operational excellence and customer service.