FIX: You cannot resolve a name to an IP address by using some DNS servers on a Windows CE 5.0-based device

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Article ID: 897324 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

A Microsoft Windows CE 5.0-based device cannot resolve a name to an IP address by using some DNS servers.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the DNS server response is larger than the maximum User Datagram Protocol (UDP) response size of 512 bytes. If this condition is true, the communication should switch to use Transmission Control Protocol (TCP). However, the DNS Client in Windows CE 5.0 does not switch to TCP, and the DNS Client reports an error.

RESOLUTION

Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Core OS QFE 897324. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about obtaining Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates:
837392 How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products

Prerequisites

This software update is supported only if all previously issued software updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you install this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To clean the platform, click Clean on the Build menu. To build the platform, click Build Platform on the Build menu. You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Software update replacement information

This software update does not replace any other software updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes or the later file attributes that are listed in the following table.
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------

   Path: Signed
   22-Apr-2005  17:59    999,424  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-armv4i.msi
   22-Apr-2005  17:59  1,025,536  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-mipsii.msi
   22-Apr-2005  17:59  1,025,536  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-mipsii_fp.msi
   22-Apr-2005  17:59  1,034,752  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-mipsiv.msi
   22-Apr-2005  18:00  1,035,264  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-mipsiv_fp.msi
   22-Apr-2005  17:59    971,264  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-sh4.msi
   22-Apr-2005  17:59    916,480  Wincepb50-050422-kb897324-x86.msi
The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   -------------------------------------------

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:23  1,060,468  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:22    685,984  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:23  1,066,656  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:23    687,144  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:24  1,066,884  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:23    687,374  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:24  1,081,148  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:24    688,954  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:25  1,081,378  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:25    689,192  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:22    935,188  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:22    627,612  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug
   13-Apr-2005  20:21    896,028  Afdlib.lib

   Path: Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail
   13-Apr-2005  20:21    610,130  Afdlib.lib

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 897324 - Last Review: May 27, 2005 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows CE 5.0
Keywords: 
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