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Re: query dns by hostname

by lithron (Chaplain)
on Mar 27, 2014 at 00:20 UTC ( #1079871=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to query dns by hostname

I think you are misunderstanding what gethostbyname() does. gethostbyname allows you to resolve a DNS (or /etc/hosts entry) to an IP address. It does not allow you to do wildcard searches on a partial domain name.


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