SSDP Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the SSDP Protocol.

Protocol Description

The Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) protocol is used by the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol. The protocol provides broadcast and discovery of network services on a local network.

Full Name

Simple Service Discovery Protocol

Abbreviation

SSDP

Best Practices

The multicast 239.255.255.250 IPv4 and ff0X::c IPv6 addresses are used to announce services on a local network. You may see these two IP addresses in your Netify reports.

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
UDP 1900 99%

Port Reference - RFC

  • UDP 1900 - SSDP

Category

Networking

External Resources


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