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Posts: 48
Registered: ‎09-26-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Bad Dns address problem



 In my applcation some time i get bad dns address when i make http conection from my applcation .i m passing parameter devicside=true and url .can any one know is there any solution to this problem .how can i fix this issue .As per My RnD i think that problem happen only when some other application is making http conection and the port that i m using for making http conection is used by some other applcation due to which  i m getting problem .please let me know how i can i fix this problem .

is there any parameter for adding port to my url so that when i add the port to url then the problem would be solved 

please let me know if there is some help ...




Posts: 1,415
Registered: ‎07-30-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Bad Dns address problem

This comes up about every week, please post details and let's see if we can find a pattern.

Carrier, url, etc. The DNS AFAIK is supposed to be provided by the carrier. I'm tempted to make only requests

based on IP and provide my own name server if I can get a host with a static IP address known to my application

( and have it lookup names using the DNS from its ISP).


Pattern to date is "port already bound" on ATT and whatever I posted earlier ( IIRC on Bloomberg url ) is from VZ.


I'm not entirely sure but I believe this is a silent-failure mechanism designed by carriers or others who provide competing

servers to degrade performance but I can't prove it. [ consider this a soliciation for opposing opinions, thanks ]