Hello, I think you can implement a UDP-broadcast based protocol for finding "neighboring" machines inside your LAN. If a machine responds to a broadcast packet, then it is alive and present.
Best Regards, SZ ----- Original Message ----- From: "Wilfried Mestdagh" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "ICS support mailing" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2005 12:49 PM Subject: [twsocket] finding a local domain > Hello, > > Is it possible to find a local domain without a DNS server ? > > I give example: > I have written (with ICS of course :) an SMTP server but difference is > that there are not email clients connect to but mobile GSM. The SMS > mail server runs on a particular machine, and that IP address is added > into the DNS server. > > For the local SMTP mail server there is no problem to find in that case. > > But what if there is no local DNS server ? Is it then possible for the > mail server to find for a particular domain the machine where the other > srever is running on ? Any idea's ? > > -- > Rgds, Wilfried > http://www.mestdagh.biz > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be