avahi-publish-service – Register an mDNS/DNS-SD service or host name or
address mapping using the Avahi daemon
avahi-publish -s [options] name service-type port [TXT data …]
avahi-publish-service [options] name service-type port [TXT data …]
avahi-publish -a [options] host name address
avahi-publish-address [options] host name address
Register an mDNS/DNS-SD service or host name/address mapping using the
When calling in service registration mode, specify a DNS-SD service
name (e.g. “Lennart’s Files”), a service type (e.g. _http._tcp) and an
IP port number for the service, optionally followed by any number of
TXT record strings on the command line. When calling in address/host
name registration mode specify a fully qualified host name and an
address (IPv4 or IPv6).
-s | –service
Register a service. avahi-publish-service is equivalent to
-a | –address
Register an address/host name mapping. avahi-publish-address is
equivalent to avahi-publish -a.
-v | –verbose
Enable verbose mode.
-H | –host= HOST
Specify a host name for this service, in case it doesn’t reside
on the local host. This host name needs to be fully qualified
and resolvable using mDNS or unicast DNS.
-d | –domain= DOMAIN
Publish the service in the specified domain. If omitted the
Avahi daemon will publish it in its default domain (usually
Register the service with an additional subtype in addition to
the main type. DNS-SD subtypes have the form
_anon._sub._ftp._tcp, where _anon is the identifier of the sub‐
type and _ftp._tcp is the main type. You may pass this option
multiple times to register the service with multiple subtypes.
-f | –no-fail
Don’t fail if the daemon is not found running. Instead, wait
until it appears. If it disconnects, try to reconnect.
-h | –help
-V | –version
Show version information.
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