[Pdns-users] Open mDNS Servers Report

leen at consolejunkie.net leen at consolejunkie.net
Sun Feb 21 13:59:58 UTC 2016

On 2016-02-21 14:41, Steffan Noord wrote:
> [root at ns3 /]# netstat -nap | grep :5353

Strange that you get the report, but nothing is listening.

> [root at ns3 /]#
> I See avahi on this server.
> But I didn’t install it ( I think)
> Do I need it ?

If it's a server, normally no.

It's used to find hosts on the local network (multicast DNS service 
Like: Apple Zeroconf/Bonjour or DLNA for discovery of things like 
iTunes or other music/video playback devices.
Or discovery of printers.

Is it running ?

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Pdns-users [mailto:pdns-users-bounces at mailman.powerdns.com]
> Namens leen at consolejunkie.net
> Verzonden: zondag 21 februari 2016 14:14
> Aan: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
> Onderwerp: Re: [Pdns-users] Open mDNS Servers Report
> On 2016-02-21 14:11, Steffan Noord wrote:
>> That is the strange thing
>> I cant make a telnet connection to 5353
>> Lsof and netstat reports nothing on that port
>> Steffan
> If it's the Multicast DNS I mentioned in the other e-mail it is UDP,
> not TCP. So telnet won't work.

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