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FreeRTOS+TCP is still in the lab
FreeRTOS+TCP is already used in commercial products and we encourage you to try it yourself. Be aware however that we are still refining its design, and the source code and documentation do not yet meet Real Time Engineers Ltd's strict quality standards.
Please use the forum for support, feedback and ideas, or contact us directly if you have a specific business interest.

Network Name Resolution

Addressing remote nodes using a raw IP address is not always practical because:
  • IP addresses can change.
  • The IP address of a remote computer might not be known.
  • IP addresses are not very memorable.
It is more convenient to address a remote node using a human readable name. The process of converting a human readable name into an IP address is called Name Resolution. FreeRTOS+TCP includes DNS, LLMNR and NBNS implementations for this purpose.


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