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Error - "Socket is already connected"

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by petemac, Jan 27, 2006.

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  1. petemac

    petemac Thread Starter

    Jan 21, 2006
    I'm attempting to connect to the server at my workplace via a secure portal. The process involves:
    1. visiting a secure portal website,
    2. entering password information based on a token that I've been provided with that generates random numbers,
    3. then entering the passwords that I normally use to log onto my work computer,
    4. then clicking on a desktop icon which connects you to the remote server.

    Everything progresses nicely until the final step. At first I get a pop-up message saying "Connection in progress" then I get an additional message saying "Socket already connected".

    I don't know what the 'socket' is, or how to start addressing the problem. I've searched other threads and found some information relating to sockets, and for the most part the advice seems to be to disable windows firewall and try again. On my machine (running XP Home) I've permanently disabled the XP firewall and installed Kerio. I tried stopping Kerio, rebooting my browser and trying again, but I get the same result.

    Does anybody have any ideas on this one?


  2. jiml8

    jiml8 Guest

    Jul 2, 2005
    You need to take this one up with your secure portal, whoever that is.
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