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Weekend Project: Setting up DNS Service Discovery

Jun 25, 2011, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD) is a component of Zeroconf networking, which allows servers and clients on an IP network to exchange their location and access details around the LAN without requiring any central configuration.

"Most Linux distributions supply the Avahi library for Zeroconf support, but not nearly as many users take advantage of it. Let's look at an easy-to-set-up use for DNS-SD: providing automatic bookmarks to services. All it takes is an Apache module and a Firefox extension."

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