Unknown Host

An error message that may be obtained during file transfers. As the user attempts to connect to a remote host, you may see an “Unknown host” error message. This means the hostname you specified does not exit, or was not found. This error message will recommend that the user “Check the spelling of the hostname and try again.

See “How to Send Big Files Over The Internet” in the “Did You Know…” sectionof Webopedia.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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