Re: Major problem with hostname resolution in Win2K

Fri, 05 Oct 2007 13:59:52 -0000
On Oct 5, 3:24 am, "Andrew Thompson" <u32984@uwe> wrote: wrote:


I'm having a terrifically difficult time ...
... I think it's a Win2K problem, but I'm not sure.

Testing beats suspicion 9 times out of ten*.
So keeping that in mind arrange these..

InetAddresses.getCanonical name.

.into an SSCCE** and I will provide some test
results for this Win XP Pro box.

Of course, you are right. Here is the code:

import java.util.*;

public class GetPublicHostName {

    public static void main (String args[]) throws Throwable{
        NetworkInterface iface = null;
        for (Enumeration ifaces = NetworkInterface.getNetworkInterfaces();
            iface = (NetworkInterface)ifaces.nextElement();
            System.out.println("xInterface:" + iface.getDisplayName());
            InetAddress ia = null;
            for (Enumeration ips = iface.getInetAddresses();
                ia = (InetAddress)ips.nextElement();
                System.out.println(ia.getCanonicalHostName() + " " +


* ..and 83.7% of statistics are invented on the spot.

** <>

Andrew Thompson

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