Re: GetHostByName() Failed FAQ entry

stoun_d@cmr.fsu.edu
Mon, 8 Aug 1994 16:04:40 -0400


>
>Windows Users:
> Here is a copy of a new FAQ entry for the "GetHostName() Failed"
>error.
>-Rich Kennerly - <rbk1@cornell.edu> PC Windows CU-SeeMe developer
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>
>Hostname Requirement for Windows CU-SeeMe
>
> Your Windows machine will need a hostname. CU-SeeMe for Windows
>will not work without it.
>The way to provide a hostname is to make an entry into the hosts file.
>The format for the hosts file is:
>
>
><your IP address> <name for your PC>
>

Deleted stuff:

What does this do to PPP accounts that use dynamic addressing? It is not
possible to put the ip address (and in some cases the machine name)
if it is different each time you call.

Thanks

Doug Stoun
dstoun@garnet.acns.fsu.edu