[ejabberd] SRV lookups on windows

Konstantin Khomoutov flatworm at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jan 28 21:41:54 MSK 2009

Alexander Gnauck wrote:

> all srv lookups fail on my windows machines with timeout:
> =INFO REPORT==== 2009-01-27 22:37:17 ===
> D(<0.416.0>:ejabberd_s2s_out:956) : srv lookup of 'gmail.com' failed: 
> timeout
> this problem came up several times in the erlang mailing list and in the 
> ejabberd bugtracker. But all the info did not help.
> http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-bugs/2007-September/000415.html
> https://support.process-one.net/browse/EJAB-493;jsessionid=D5F16309A909F58662EC768FD175C4DE 
> It still fails here with the latest version 2.03. Any ideas?
Did you try (or are you using) the "inetrc" file hack described 
somewhere in http://www.ejabberd.im/faq ?

If yes, and it seems to error out due to a DNS server response timeout 
problem, I suggest you to try sniffing the DNS traffic on your NIC -- 
may be it will help tracing the issue down.

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