socket module and broadcasts ?

Markus von Ehr markus.vonehr at ipm.fhg.de
Mon Jun 3 09:03:21 CEST 2002


Hi Steve,


Steve Holden wrote:

> Do you really want your server to have top
> listen for broadcasts from potential clients?

that is exactly what I want to do.

> What if the server and the
> client are of different IP networks?

I assume that they are both in the same network, but the server is
on an embedded system and initially it can be that its IP address is
unknown, so I want to query for the server and assign an IP address.

Markus




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