[Samba] Advertising Samba shares on the local network via mDNS

James Peach jorgar at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 22:53:52 GMT 2007

On 31/01/07, Rishi Srivatsavai <rishisv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I would like to add support for advertising Samba shares (browseable ones)
> on the local network using Multicast DNS. Multicast DNS allows applications
> to query/publish network services on the local link. I would appreciate if
> you
> could all please share your thoughts on whether such support would be
> welcome in Samba. If you know of existing efforts in Samba to include
> such support please let me know as well.

On Mac OS X, the Samba service is already advertised over mDNS (by
launchd). It would be useful to add the list of shares to the
advertisement though.

James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com

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