Using a host name instead if IP?

William Hooper whooper "at" freeshell.org
Sat Jan 31 18:59:05 2004


Norman Segall said:
> The host I wish to connect to, ip address changes quite often. The router
> is
> registered with dyndns so I can always get the current ip address, but
> it's
> a bit of a pain. I have tried entering the host name eg:
> johnsmith.homedns.org, but I get the popup "failed to get server
> address....". I assume that I cant therefore use this method? Is there
> anything else I could do?

VNC just uses DNS to resolve the name.  It sounds like you are having DNS
issues.

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William Hooper