1 Introduction

The Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) Version 4 is a protocol that is used for resolving a name to a set of information, such as IP addresses. This protocol is used to maintain a network of nodes (referred to as a cloud) and to resolve names to their endpoint information when requested by a node within the cloud.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.