Re: gethostsname error

Alain Caillet (acaillet@dowsv01.dow.on.doe.CA)
Thu, 15 Jun 1995 15:43:31 -0400

Arvell (Cowdog) said:

>I am geting a gethostsname error when starting cuseeme now that I have been
>put on the lan / inet. I was able to use cuseeme with trumpet and chameleon
>on a dial up ppp but now cuseeme wont work. I have edited my hosts file and
>still ...

On a lan, you must have your PC registered in the DNS machine
for your lan. A quick test is to run Ws_Ping. It should return you
your hostname with your IP. If it connot get at it, neither will CU!
Ask you system admin (nicely ..) to add your machine name. They
often don't like to do it for non-server machine (i.e. workstation)

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