[Answer ID: 12042]

What function is the UPnP?

Created 03/25/2011 02:14  |   Updated 09/22/2011 06:02

The UPnP is an acronym standing for “Universal Plug and Play.”
”Universal Plug and Play” is a function to make devices on a network easy to connect with each other, which is defined by the Universal Plug and Play Forum.

This function plays the following roles:

  • Detection of devices on a network by UPnP.
  • Support of a request for port mapping issued by a device inside the LAN.
  • Notification of an IP address on the WAN side to a device inside the LAN.


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