> I didn't get an answer to my last post, so I re-try ;-)
> When opening a (client-)Socket I get the following error:
>   /obcp/bin/testtools:171:in `open': getaddrinfo: DNS temporary failure
> (SocketError)
> 
> On the very same machine websurfing, ftp'ing, etc. work perfectly, so I
> don't think the problem is related to our DNS server.
> I would really appreciate any help.

You'll have to give us a little more than what you have... code 
snippets, OS info, dns resolver libs, etc.  -sc


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Sean Chittenden