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Dns::EndGetHostEntry Method

Ends an asynchronous request for DNS information.

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

static IPHostEntry^ EndGetHostEntry(
	IAsyncResult^ asyncResult


Type: System::IAsyncResult
An IAsyncResult instance returned by a call to an BeginGetHostEntry method.

Return Value

Type: System.Net::IPHostEntry
An IPHostEntry instance that contains address information about the host.


asyncResult is nullptr.

This method blocks until the operation is complete.

The Aliases property of the IPHostEntry instance returned is not populated by this method and will always be empty.

To perform this operation synchronously, use a GetHostEntry method.


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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.