C# Is there a way to get IP address from the mail server name?

Posted on 2005-04-14
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Last Modified: 2011-09-20

I have a C# windows forms app in the email function I am using the smtpmail object to send the mail.  However, it does not work when I set the stmpmail.servername = "mail.servername.com"  it only works if I put the IP address.  Is there a way to get IP address from the mail server name?
Question by:Jenny12345

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IPHostEntry hostEntry = Dns.GetHostByName("mail.comcast.net");
if (hostEntry != null)
      foreach (IPAddress address in hostEntry.AddressList)

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ID: 13784109
yes this works great  - thank you

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