Dns.GetHostEntry Method (IPAddress)
Resolves an IP address to an IPHostEntry instance.
Assembly: System (in System.dll)
The GetHostEntry method queries a DNS server for the IP addresses and aliases associated with an IP address.
IPv6 addresses are filtered from the results of the GetHostEntry method if the local computer does not have IPv6 installed. As a result, it is possible to get back an empty IPHostEntry instance if only IPv6 results where available for the address parameter.
This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.