This page describes the xllmnrd Project.


The xllmnrd Project is producing an IPv6 LLMNR responder daemon (a.k.a. llmnrd) for GNU/Linux and other POSIX-based operating systems in order to improve interoperability with Microsoft Windows on a small or home network.


The main product of this project is xllmnrd. Its source code is publicly available on Bitbucket as a Mercurial repository. For more information about the source code repository, see the repository wiki.


Normative references

RFC 4795
The latest published specification for LLMNR.

Informative references


The Cable Guy – November 2006
An introductory article featuring LLMNR that describes the implementation in Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

Related software

Free CIFS server software commonly used on GNU/Linux operating systems, which is one of the software that will benefit most from LLMNR.
The Bluetooth protocol stack for GNU/Linux, which will require LLMNR for name resolution on the Personal Area Network Profile.
LLMNR implementation for Linux
A prior attempt to implement LLMNR on GNU/Linux.