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Wide Area Network Service Location

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (svrloc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Jonathan Rosenberg , Henning Schulzrinne , Bernhard Suter
Last updated 1997-12-03
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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We propose extensions to the Service Location Protocol (SLP), which allow for registration and discovery of services scattered across the wide area network. We make use of scalable wide area multicast to allow agents within an administrative domain to learn about services within other domains. We also describe a new agent, the Brokering Agent (BA), which is responsible for providing information about a particular set of services types.


Jonathan Rosenberg
Henning Schulzrinne
Bernhard Suter

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