unable to resolve host by name: (11001)

James Weatherall jnw "at" realvnc.com
Tue Nov 22 16:38:37 2005


Steffen,

You will not receive "unable to resolve host by name" after having entered a
username/password, but beforehand.  The error indicates that the viewer was
unable to lookup the IP address corresponding to the specified hostname, and
so was unable to connect.  This normally suggests a DNS-configuration issue.

Regards,

Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com 
> [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of Steffen Rvmmler
> Sent: 17 November 2005 18:47
> To: VNC-List "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: unable to resolve host by name: (11001)
> 
> Hello,
> 
> according to a connection between an MS Win98SE with vnc 
> 4-client and an MS 2k
> with vnc-server v.4 over WAN. The connection can be 
> established. The prompt
> appears for filling in the password. But there is a notice 
> "unable to resolve
> host by name: (11001)". What does this mean? Clicking it away 
> with "ok" there
> is no problem further.
> 
> Thanks for tips.
> 
> Regards
> Steffen
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