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Dns.EndGetHostByName Method

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")>]
static member EndGetHostByName : 
        asyncResult:IAsyncResult -> IPHostEntry

Parameters

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.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

asyncResult is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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.

NoteNote

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

Supported in: 1.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.6
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.6
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4.5.2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
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