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Old 02-19-2002, 08:25 AM   #1
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Unhappy Can't resolve server name - Need help

Hi, I just installed the trial version of Flash FXP, which worked in the past from where I'm connecting. However, the last times I tried, I get the following error message:
"unable to resolve host: ftp.flothome.com"

As I said, I was able to FTP files to my website at flothome.com just a few weeks ago, and I'm sure the server, user name and password are correct so I'm very confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 02-19-2002, 09:03 AM   #2
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make sure you CAN resolve it...try to ping that host from a command prompt. sounds like a connectivity issue to me
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Old 02-19-2002, 10:07 AM   #3
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Err, I'm sorry but I can't understand a word of what you're saying... "Ping the host"?! I'm just a beginner with the website administration and stuff!
Could you please say that again with practical recommanded action steps?

Thanks for your time!
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Old 02-19-2002, 10:14 AM   #4
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flo, it looks your dns-server is unable to resolve your IP. Quick fix is to add a entry in your local host-file (How is beyond the scope of this forum, see Windows Help). It resolves just fine from my end so chances are the dns will sort itself out.
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