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Re: About that horrible polluting mDNS stuff?
On Sun, 28 Nov 2010 12:49:41 +0100
Petter Skott <Petter.Skott%ludd.ltu.se@localhost> wrote:
> However i'm not complaining about "a debug only message" i'm complaining
> about the fact that daemons are trying to update a naming-service
> (mDNS) that is a really bad idea outside of home-networks:
> 1. Admins of networks (large ore secured) usually wants to have control
> over the resources on said networks and especially so over the naming
> services used.
> 2. Large networks tend to have linux boxes and mac's on them which will
> happyly run hard to disable zero-conf aplications including resolvers on
> each and every machine, why would NetBSD to add to the problems created?
> 3. Conflicting mDNS providers will cause havoc on large networks....
> So i'm still asking about a way to disable anything and everything
> related to mDNS on a machine running NetBSD.
> On 11/28/2010 10:21 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 09:23:23AM +0100, Petter Skott wrote:
> >> Nov 27 21:08:06 sprak ntpd: Attempting to register mDNS
> >> Nov 27 21:08:09 sprak ntpd: Unable to register mDNS, will try later.
> > Yes, this should be a debug only message. Please file a change-request PR.
> > Thanks,
> > Martin
afaik its not enabled by default (eg.: just dont start mdns)
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