Multicast DNS Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the Multicast DNS Protocol.

Protocol Description

The Multicast Domain Name System (mDNS) provides a way for systems to resolve hostnames on a small network even when a local DNS server does not exist. Some types of media services and printers use mDNS for auto-discovery on a local network.

Abbreviation

mDNS

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
UDP 5353 100%

Port Reference - RFC

  • UDP 5353 - Multicast DNS

Category

Networking

External Resources


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