RFC 3421

Select and Sort Extensions for the Service Location Protocol (SLP), November 2002

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3421.txt
File formats:
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Authors:
W. Zhao
H. Schulzrinne
E. Guttman
C. Bisdikian
W. Jerome
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3421

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Abstract

This document defines two extensions (Select and Sort) for the Service Location Protocol (SLP). These extensions allow a User Agent (UA) to request that the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) entries in a Service Reply (SrvRply) be limited to the specified number, or be sorted according to the specified sort key list. Using these two extensions together can facilitate discovering the best match, such as finding a service that has the maximum speed or the minimum load. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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