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LLMNR (RFC 4795) responder daemon


llmnrd [options]


llmnrd is a user space daemon implementing the Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR) protocol according to RFC 4795. It will respond to name resolution queries sent by Windows clients in networks where no DNS server is available. Both IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.


-H <name>, --hostname <name>

Manually set hostname to respond with. By default the system hostname is used.

-i <dev>, --interface <dev>

Bind socket to a specific interface, e.g. eth0, wlan0.

-p <num>, --port <num>

Set port number to listen on. By default the port 5355 as specified in RFC 4795 is used.

-6,  --ipv6

Enable LLMNR name resolution over IPv6.

-d,  --daemonize

Run llmnrd as daemon in the background.

-h,  --help

Show usage information.

-V,  --version

Show llmnrd version.

See Also



Tobias Klauser <tklauser@distanz.ch>

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07 March 2017