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Network services settings are found here. Setup control of XBMC via UPnP and HTTP, configure file sharing, enable zeroconf, configure AirPlay, etc. This section was previously known as "Network" in past versions of XBMC (changed in v12 to "Services").


1 General
Device name
Displayed name of the XBMC installation when using various network services

2 UPnP
Share video and music libraries through UPnP
Enables the UPnP server; this will enable you to stream media to any UPnP client.
Announce library updates via UPnP
Tells XBMC instances to refresh their library listing when there is an update, when using the above UPnP server.
Allow control of XBMC via UPnP
Enables the UPnP client; this will enable you to steam media from any UPnP server (and most DLNA servers) to XBMC, with a control point and control playback from that server.

3 Webserver
Allow control of XBMC via HTTP
Enables the webserver to control XBMC
- Port
Defines the port of the webserver
- Username
Defines the username used for the webserver (default : 'xbmc')
- Password
Defines the password used for the webserver (default : 'xbmc')
Web interface
Select between web interfaces installed via the Add-on Manager

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Allow programs on this system to control XBMC
Enables programs on the computer running XBMC to control XBMC via the Web Interface or the JSON-RPC API
Allow programs on other systems to control XBMC
Enables programs on any system to control XBMC via the the Web Interface

5 Zeroconf
Announce these services to other systems via Zeroconf
Announce the enabled network services using zeroconf.

6 AirPlay
Allow XBMC to receive AirPlay content
Enables AirPlay target server.
- Use password protection
AirPlay password protection
- Password
Password to be used for AirPlay

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WINS server

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