When an Ajax request encounters an ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error, it means that the DNS (Domain Name System) lookup failed to resolve the hostname to an IP address. This issue occurs when the browser is unable to find the IP address associated with the provided domain name.

The error is related to the network, and it is not a typical JavaScript error that can be caught using a try-catch block. The error happens at a lower level in the browser's networking stack before the Ajax request is even made. As a result, it won't trigger a standard JavaScript error event that can be caught using try-catch.

To handle this type of error in your Ajax request, you can use the error event of the $.ajax method (assuming you are using jQuery's Ajax):

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$.ajax({ url: 'https://example.com/api/data', method: 'GET', dataType: 'json', success: function(data) { // Process the response data }, error: function(xhr, status, error) { if (error === 'error' && xhr.status === 0) { // Handle the DNS resolution failure error here console.error('DNS resolution failed for the provided URL'); } else { // Handle other types of errors console.error('Error:', error); } } });

In this example, the error function will be called if the Ajax request fails for any reason, including ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED. By checking the xhr.status and the error message, you can differentiate the DNS resolution failure from other types of errors and handle it accordingly.

Keep in mind that handling DNS resolution failure errors on the client-side might be limited, as it's usually an issue that needs to be addressed on the network level or server configuration. If your application depends on external resources, you should check the validity of the URLs before making Ajax requests and ensure that DNS resolution is possible for the provided domain names.

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