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      Latest reply: Nov 7, 2016 2:49 AM by bunuelcubosoto RSS
      bunuelcubosoto Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

        Hi,


        Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi + TCP works great. Here's how we create our TCP connection:

         

        self.netService = [[NSNetService alloc] initWithDomain:domain type:protocol name:name port:self.port];
        self.netService.includesPeerToPeer = YES;
        [self.netService setDelegate:self];
        [self.netService publishWithOptions:NSNetServiceListenForConnections];
        

         

        But as explained in the documentation, NSNetServiceListenForConnections doens't work for an UDP connection: "The listener supports only TCP connections."

         

        Is there a way to enable Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi + UDP?

        • Re: UDP and Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi
          eskimo Apple Staff Apple Staff (6,490 points)

          You might be able to get this to work by publishing a TCP service with both includesPeerToPeer and NSNetServiceListenForConnections and then, simultaneously, publishing a UDP service.  The published TCP service may be enough to triggered the necessary peer-to-peer Wi-Fi magic.

          However, even if this works it’s obviously less than ideal; I encourage you to file an enhancement request outlining your requirements and the support you’d like to the OS to provide.  Please post your bug number, just for the record.

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