Service Location Protocol, Version 2, June 1999
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2165
- Updated by:
- RFC 3224
- E. Guttman
- svrloc (int)
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The Service Location Protocol provides a scalable framework for the discovery and selection of network services. Using this protocol, computers using the Internet need little or no static configuration of network services for network based applications. This is especially important as computers become more portable, and users less tolerant or able to fulfill the demands of network system administration. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.