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Dns.EndGetHostEntry Method

Ends an asynchronous request for DNS information.

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

public static IPHostEntry EndGetHostEntry (
	IAsyncResult asyncResult
public static IPHostEntry EndGetHostEntry (
	IAsyncResult asyncResult
public static function EndGetHostEntry (
	asyncResult : IAsyncResult
) : IPHostEntry
Not applicable.



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

Return Value

An IPHostEntry instance that contains address information about the host.

Exception typeCondition


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

This method blocks until the operation is complete.

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.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0