Spurious "Couldn't resolve hostname"

David Pitt pittdj at pittdj.co.uk
Tue Nov 6 11:25:37 GMT 2018


Richard Porter, on 6 Nov, wrote:

> Anyone else getting this? I've had it from one or two addresses, for
> example: http://www.natwest.com/global/customer-charter/g1/ideas-bank.ashx
> 
> gives me the error "Couldn't resolve hostname" yet the host name appears
> to be OK. What's more if I delete the last element NetSurf does resolve
> the host name and gives me an expected 404 error.

That URL does not go too well on Safari, or Firefox, on a Mac.

"We can?t connect to the server at communities.natwest.com."

This works :-

https://www.natwest.com/global/customer-charter/g1/results.ashx


-- 
David Pitt



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