[Mono-list] FIXED - Everything working now

Alan McGovern alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Tue May 11 11:48:30 EDT 2010


If it's of any future use to you, here's how I handled binding to all
the interfaces and listen for upnp broadcasts. Check out the
'CreateSockets' method here:



p.s. I really need to sort out the formatting of those files. They
have both 4 line spaces and real tabs in them :(

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Ylian <ysainthilaire at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Yesterday night I
> http://software.intel.com/en-us/blogs/2010/05/10/tools-for-upnp-running-on-linuxmono/
> posted a blog  about the  http://opentools.homeip.net/dev-tools-for-upnp
> Developer Tools for UPnP Technologies  now working on MONO.
> First, ExclusiveAddressUse was optional and not my real problem anyway.
> Skipping it was perfectly fine. The real problem was that I normally bind a
> different socket to each local interface and join the SSDP multicast group.
> After much trial and error I noticed that if I bind to ANY, it worked and I
> started receiving multicast traffic, but bind to a specific interface and I
> would not.
> Now, I MUST know the specific local interface on which I received the
> multicast packet so, binding to ANY is not an option. I then noticed that
> you can specify an interface in the multicast join, so I tried creating a
> bunch of sockets all with ANY bind, but each with a multicast join on a
> separate local interface. That worked!
> I had to chance the code because normally when I receive traffic, I look at
> the client.localendpoint to give me to local interface then traffic came on.
> Since all sockets are now bind to ANY, I have to carry the localendpoint
> separately. This was an easy fix and the result is impressive. The main
> tools Device Sniffer, Device Spy and Network Light all work perfectly.
> Thanks,
> Ylian
> http://opentools.homeip.net opentools.homeip.net
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