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Debugging with Avahi Command Line Tools

Description: Some tips on how to use the avahi tools to debug zeroconf services.

Keywords: zeroconf avahi

Tutorial Level: BEGINNER

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This often helps to check whether your zeroconf nodes are behaving properly.

> avahi-browse _ros-master._tcp : list all ros master services
> avahi-browse -a : list all discovered services
> avahi-browse -a -r : list and resolve ips for all discovered services
> avahi-publish -s DudeMaster _ros-master._tcp 8889 : publish a service

Wiki: zeroconf_avahi/Tutorials/Debugging with Avahi Command Line Tools (last edited 2013-06-26 06:27:25 by DanielStonier)