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Bug 194

Summary: LAN server detection (multicast/broadcast)
Product: Odamex Reporter: Denis Lukianov <denis>
Component: Server & ClientAssignee: Odamex Bug Reporter <odamex-bug-reporter>
Status: NEW ---    
Severity: enhancement CC: russell
Priority: P5    
Version: (old) 0.0.1   
Hardware: Other   
OS: Mac OS   

Description Denis Lukianov 2006-04-13 19:12:57 UTC
would be nice
Comment 1 Russell Rice 2012-04-12 11:29:15 UTC
Odalaunch can send broadcasts across a LAN as of the latest revisions

A smarter idea would be to have the launcher and server join a multicast group on a very different but static port number: each server would send a message to the group and the launcher would know of its ip address and port number (192.168.17.5:10666, 10.0.10.40:10667, 172.13.5.2:12051 whatever etc..) in the message