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I have a client that is using PRTG Network Monitor. Each time the monitor fires, I get a 10053 error from a socket- i have 4 listening sockets active, and at the moment I am not sure which one. I am trying to track down what is happening, and I am looking for a technical description of what you are doing.

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Created on Nov 16, 2010 9:51:52 AM

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I'm afraid this is not very precise. What do you mean by 'each time the monitor fires'? Which sensors are used? Where do you get the 10053 error? In PRTG? Which version of PRTG is being used?

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Created on Nov 16, 2010 4:12:56 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



I am supporting our software - the error message is coming from our software. The client is using a "port sensor". I am trying to figure out what you are doing that is causing the 10053 error in our software.

Created on Nov 17, 2010 9:26:48 AM



a PRTG Port sensor tries a TCP connection to the selected port on the host.

socker error code 10053 is

Software caused connection abort.

An established connection was aborted by the software in your host computer, possibly due to a data transmission time-out or protocol error.

Created on Nov 17, 2010 9:52:59 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]

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