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Advertising WSD printers via mDNS and DNS-SD records

Information on how to make Web Services on Devices (WSD) printers visible to Windows 10 via Multicast DNS (mDNS) and DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD).

It provides details on the specific DNS-SD service types that Windows 10 searches for via mDNS. It also details the additional DNS-SD records and WSD support necessary in order to successfully complete the discovery process.

File name: Advertising_WSD_Printers_via_mDNS_and_DNS-SD_Records.docx

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This paper also provides information on the following items:

  • PTR, SRV, and TXT records
  • Directed Discovery URI
  • Device usage and rediscovery



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