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Published: Jan 21, 2024 License: Apache-2.0 Imports: 14 Imported by: 0




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func Listen

func Listen(entries chan<- *ServiceEntry, exit chan struct{}) error

Listen listens indefinitely for multicast updates

func Lookup

func Lookup(service string, entries chan<- *ServiceEntry) error

Lookup is the same as Query, however it uses all the default parameters

func Query

func Query(params *QueryParam) error

Query looks up a given service, in a domain, waiting at most for a timeout before finishing the query. The results are streamed to a channel. Sends will not block, so clients should make sure to either read or buffer.


type Config

type Config struct {
	// Zone must be provided to support responding to queries
	Zone Zone

	// Iface if provided binds the multicast listener to the given
	// interface. If not provided, the system default multicase interface
	// is used.
	Iface *net.Interface

	// Port If it is not 0, replace the port 5353 with this port number.
	Port int

	// GetMachineIP is a function to return the IP of the local machine
	GetMachineIP GetMachineIP
	// LocalhostChecking if enabled asks the server to also send responses to if the target IP
	// is this host (as defined by GetMachineIP). Useful in case machine is on a VPN which blocks comms on non standard ports
	LocalhostChecking bool

Config is used to configure the mDNS server

type DNSSDService

type DNSSDService struct {
	MDNSService *MDNSService

DNSSDService is a service that complies with the DNS-SD (RFC 6762) and MDNS (RFC 6762) specs for local, multicast-DNS-based discovery.

DNSSDService implements the Zone interface and wraps an MDNSService instance. To deploy an mDNS service that is compliant with DNS-SD, it's recommended to register only the wrapped instance with the server.

Example usage:

    service := &mdns.DNSSDService{
      MDNSService: &mdns.MDNSService{
	       Instance: "My Foobar Service",
	       Service: "_foobar._tcp",
	       Port:    8000,
     server, err := mdns.NewServer(&mdns.Config{Zone: service})
     if err != nil {
       log.Fatalf("Error creating server: %v", err)
     defer server.Shutdown()

func (*DNSSDService) Records

func (s *DNSSDService) Records(q dns.Question) []dns.RR

Records returns DNS records in response to a DNS question.

This function returns the DNS response of the underlying MDNSService instance. It also returns a PTR record for a request for " _services._dns-sd._udp.<Domain>", as described in section 9 of RFC 6763 ("Service Type Enumeration"), to allow browsing of the underlying MDNSService instance.

type GetMachineIP

type GetMachineIP func() net.IP

GetMachineIP is a func which returns the outbound IP of this machine. Used by the server to determine whether to attempt send the response on a local address

type MDNSService

type MDNSService struct {
	Instance string   // Instance name (e.g. "hostService name")
	Service  string   // Service name (e.g. "_http._tcp.")
	Domain   string   // If blank, assumes "local"
	HostName string   // Host machine DNS name (e.g. "")
	Port     int      // Service Port
	IPs      []net.IP // IP addresses for the service's host
	TXT      []string // Service TXT records
	TTL      uint32
	// contains filtered or unexported fields

MDNSService is used to export a named service by implementing a Zone

func NewMDNSService

func NewMDNSService(instance, service, domain, hostName string, port int, ips []net.IP, txt []string) (*MDNSService, error)

NewMDNSService returns a new instance of MDNSService.

If domain, hostName, or ips is set to the zero value, then a default value will be inferred from the operating system.

TODO(reddaly): This interface may need to change to account for "unique record" conflict rules of the mDNS protocol. Upon startup, the server should check to ensure that the instance name does not conflict with other instance names, and, if required, select a new name. There may also be conflicting hostName A/AAAA records.

func (*MDNSService) Records

func (m *MDNSService) Records(q dns.Question) []dns.RR

Records returns DNS records in response to a DNS question.

type QueryParam

type QueryParam struct {
	Service             string               // Service to lookup
	Domain              string               // Lookup domain, default "local"
	Type                uint16               // Lookup type, defaults to dns.TypePTR
	Context             context.Context      // Context
	Timeout             time.Duration        // Lookup timeout, default 1 second. Ignored if Context is provided
	Interface           *net.Interface       // Multicast interface to use
	Entries             chan<- *ServiceEntry // Entries Channel
	WantUnicastResponse bool                 // Unicast response desired, as per 5.4 in RFC

QueryParam is used to customize how a Lookup is performed

func DefaultParams

func DefaultParams(service string) *QueryParam

DefaultParams is used to return a default set of QueryParam's

type Server

type Server struct {
	// contains filtered or unexported fields

Server is an mDNS server used to listen for mDNS queries and respond if we have a matching local record

func NewServer

func NewServer(config *Config) (*Server, error)

NewServer is used to create a new mDNS server from a config

func (*Server) SendMulticast

func (s *Server) SendMulticast(msg *dns.Msg) error

SendMulticast us used to send a multicast response packet

func (*Server) Shutdown

func (s *Server) Shutdown() error

Shutdown is used to shutdown the listener

type ServiceEntry

type ServiceEntry struct {
	Name       string
	Host       string
	AddrV4     net.IP
	AddrV6     net.IP
	Port       int
	Info       string
	InfoFields []string
	TTL        int
	Type       uint16

	Addr net.IP // @Deprecated
	// contains filtered or unexported fields

ServiceEntry is returned after we query for a service

type Zone

type Zone interface {
	// Records returns DNS records in response to a DNS question.
	Records(q dns.Question) []dns.RR

Zone is the interface used to integrate with the server and to serve records dynamically

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