Service Advertising Protocol


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Service Advertising Protocol

(networking)
(SAP) A Novell NetWare protocol. SAP follows the spirit of the Xerox Clearinghouse protocol, it permits file, print, and gateway servers to advertise their services and addresses.
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Service Advertising Protocol (SAP) and the forwarding of Novell NetBIOS frames carried within IPX frames is included.
An advantage of the Helius MediaStream Encoder is the use of Service Advertising Protocols (SAPs) to advertise the availability of a stream on the network.
Computer names are routinely advertised on TCP/IP networks via Domain Name System (DNS) protocols and on NetWare networks via Service Advertising Protocols (SAP).

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