Dns.EndGetHostEntry Method (IAsyncResult)


Ends an asynchronous request for DNS information.

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

static member EndGetHostEntry : 
        asyncResult:IAsyncResult -> IPHostEntry


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.

Exception Condition

asyncResult is null.

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 in the .NET Framework.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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