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.NET query specific nameserver to resolve domain name

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Hi all,

how can I query a specific nameserver in .NET 1.1?

the system.net.dns class only seems to query the default nameserver... I want to be able to specify which server to use when resolving a hostname to it's IP
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I think you will have to write your own DNS query code to do that.  As far as I know there is no way in .NET (any version) to specify a DNS server to use.  

A quick search at SourceForge turns up http://sourceforge.net/projects/opendnsnet/ which is DNS client software that claims to support user-defined servers.  You could give it a look.
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