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Re: curle_couldnt_resolve_proxy

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 20:18:01 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, dr cs wrote:

Please don't full-quote. Remove the quotes from your mail that serve no

> You said "You're supposed to make sure you provide a proxy name that
> resolves!""
> How can I make sure / test that the proxy name is being resolve??

"nslookup [name]" is the standard way, and it even works in windows.

> When I test my application on my Windows machine, it works perfectly fine.

And they use the same proxy name and the same DNS server?

> The problem, however, exists only when testing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
> 4.

> I did telnet, on Linux box, with the proxy and it is successful.

You mean you could "telnet [proxy]" and it worked? If so, your libcurl version
has a bug or something.

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Received on 2009-10-22