Multicast DNS

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Levon Esibov  , Bernard Aboba  , Dave Thaler 
Last updated 2008-03-03 (latest revision 2000-07-21)
Replaced by RFC 4795
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Today, with the rise of home networking, there are an increasing number of small networks operating without a DNS server. In order to allow DNS name resolution in such environments, the use of a multicast DNS is proposed.


Levon Esibov (
Bernard Aboba (
Dave Thaler (

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