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A plugin for Apache Cordova that enables applications to manually resolve hostnames into an underlying network address. This is mostly useful for determining whether there is a problem with the device's DNS server configuration.

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npm install cordova-plugin-dnsnpm install @ionic-native/dnsionic cap syncionic cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-dnsnpm install @ionic-native/dns
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Supported Platforms

  • Android



See here.


import { DNS } from '@ionic-native/dns/ngx';

constructor(private dns: DNS) { }

    address => console.log('Resolved ' + hostname + ' to ' + address),
    error => console.log('Failed to resolve ' + hostname + ': ' + error)