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How do you resolve "Socket Error # 10048 Address already in use" on esx server?



I'm getting a "Socket Error # 10048 Address already in use." sensor error that is connect to our esx. It will go into error about every 30 minutes then clear within 20 sec.

#10048 esx socket-error

Created on Sep 23, 2011 6:48:52 PM

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this error usually means that the PRTG Probe can't open outgoing ports anymore. Please check the Probes "Outgoing IP"-Settings in the PRTG Probe Admin tool. It might also help to use a longer scanning interval on the sensors.

best regards.

Created on Sep 26, 2011 12:41:32 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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