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Error when auto updating



I'm getting the following message when I try to autoupdate PRTG. What's wrong??

Software update is not available: [05-08-2013 09:29:31] Autoupdate: Error while downloading update (Socket Error # 11001 Host not found.)

go to auto-update page

11001 autoupdate soecket-error

Created on Aug 5, 2013 7:32:58 AM

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We have recently changed the servers that support our Auto-Update feature so please try doing a DNS flush on the system to see if that resolves the issue and if not, please make sure that all of the sites that are needed for the Auto-update are allowed along with the ports that they are using through any firewall or AV software. Auto-Update URLs

Created on Aug 5, 2013 2:21:20 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]



Hello, I'm still experiencing this error. I've flushed my DNS and the specified sites/ports are allowed through our firewall.

Created on Sep 18, 2013 8:54:51 AM



From that server are you able to ping all of the sites that are on that list for the updates?

Created on Sep 18, 2013 3:11:26 PM by  Greg Campion [Paessler Support]

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