[erlang-questions] {error,timeout} with gethostbyname

info info@REDACTED
Wed Sep 23 18:48:32 CEST 2009

No, the microsoft firewall is disabled.
I am using another one.
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:31 PM, info <info@REDACTED> wrote:

Hi all,
On a windows 2003 server sbs this command returns {ok,"my_host"} :


But the following command returns {error,timeout} :


On a Vista machine, the previous command returns a correct answer.

I know that it is not an erlang problem but if you could give me support, I will appreciate ;-)

Is there a Microsoft Firewall Client installed on that server? Just asking, because I've had an issue with gethostbyname() hanging if the Firewall Client for ISA was installed on Server 2003.


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