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Connecting fails with this error message in the LastErrorText:

Cannot get host by name..
hostname: xyz.co.jp

What is the cause?

asked Aug 30 '13 at 09:20

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This indicates an external DNS failure. This is an external systems administration problem. The cause of the problem is not within the application or the Chilkat component/lib. The problem may be demonstrated by opening a DOS command prompt (or a Linux shell) and typing the following:

nslookup xyz.co.jp
Once the nslookup command is working, then the DNS lookup within Chilkat should also work.


answered Aug 30 '13 at 09:24

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