Re: gethostbyname problem

Patrick Faustino (
Fri, 19 Apr 1996 09:47:03 -0700

I get this error message at work too. We have a direct T1 conenction. Our network
manager tells me it's a firewall and they are going to remove that firewall. Go to

and search the FAQ for removing firewalls.

The mad Scientist! wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Apr 1996, otterholt gale wrote:
> > I have been able to access CuSeeMe from home, but when trying to access
> > it from the LAN at school I get gethostbyname error. I have read and
> > followed all of the FAQ.txt, Changes.txt, etc files and have put all my
> > *.DLL files in the correct directories, made a hosts file etc. The only
> > thing that is drastically different between the two access sites is that
> > at school my office computer is on a LAN. Is this the problem? Any help
> > would be appreciated. I was hoping to demonstrate CuSeeMe to my Internet
> > students.
> >
> > G. R. Otterholt
> >
> Perhaps nameserving is failing. Turn on "Trace DNS" in your Winsock
> andsee what is happening. (DNS stands for Domain Name Server)
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