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This page describes the xllmnrd Project.

Description

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

Product

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.

References

Normative references

RFC 4795
The latest published specification for LLMNR.

Informative references

Readings

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

Related software

Samba
Free CIFS server software commonly used on GNU/Linux operating systems, which is one of the software that will benefit most from LLMNR.
BlueZ
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.