EndGetHostByName Method

Dns.EndGetHostByName Method (IAsyncResult)

Note: This API is now obsolete.

Ends an asynchronous request for DNS information.

Namespace:   System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

[ObsoleteAttribute("EndGetHostByName is obsoleted for this type, please use EndGetHostEntry instead. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=14202")]
public static IPHostEntry EndGetHostByName(
	IAsyncResult asyncResult


Type: System.IAsyncResult

An IAsyncResult instance that is returned by a call to the BeginGetHostByName method.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.IPHostEntry

An IPHostEntry object that contains DNS information about a host.

Exception Condition

asyncResult is null.

This method blocks until the operation is complete.

To perform this operation synchronously, use the GetHostByName method.

If the Ipv6Element.Enabled property is set to true, the Aliases property of the IPHostEntry instance returned is not populated by this method and will always be empty.


This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing in the .NET Framework.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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