February 23, 2006

Help Network Clients Help Themselves

Anonymous Reader writes "The Service Location Protocol (SLP) is an Internet Standard RFC and software framework that allows networking applications to discover and configure network services. You can use SLP to develop zero-configuration applications and simplify administration of networked devices. This article introduces SLP and its architecture, and then demonstrates the protocol's use with an open source implementation."

Link: ibm.com/developerworks

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