Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: win98 connections
Author Ivan Prenosil
> From: Woody <woody.tmw@...>
> The only way to guarantee success is
> to use the IP address instead of the server name.

This will not _guarantee_ success either, because IB client
always use GetHostByName() to resolve hostname to IP address.
If you use IP address in connect string it can work only if this functionality
is supported by GetHostByName(), which is not always the case
(iirc you need winsock-2).