[avahi] Multiple http services with different host names and same IP?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Fri Dec 24 03:23:39 PST 2010

On Fri, 26.11.10 11:40, Thomas Fritz (fritztho at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi,
> I know that it is possible to publish multiple _http._tcp services running
> on the same machine with different host-names. But is it possible to also
> let the machine which publishes this services resolve it to the its own /
> the same IP? Is this possible without implementing a custom client? For
> instance, i want to discover those services through
> http://www.bonjourfoxy.net/ and all other standard clients available.

This won't really work that well, since A records are by default
installed in the network to be unique, and in your case they wouldn't
be. You can make thst work by some hackery, but this will never work
out-of-the-box and YMMV.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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