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Hi everybody.

My application in VB6 do a HTTP Post via an ASP Page, but in some places the error message is returned:

"Socket is not connected"

What I have to do to resolve this ?

Thanks.
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What is the code used for post method?  Are you using the Winsock control?
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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did you check if there is an active connection to internet?
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I'm using a DLL from Coalesys called CSHTTPCLIENT.DLL. This DLL encapsulates the Winsock.
This problem don't occur in my test enviroment.

Sorry, my english is not so good.

Can you help me ?

Thank you.
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Yes, there is an active connection to internet, via Proxy.
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Is the error occuring behind a proxy?  (This would be bad news unless the DLL can handle a proxy.)
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There is an article here about accessing http servers through a proxy.  It uses the Winsock control instead of your control, however

How to retrieve a file from the Web through a proxy server
http://www.vbip.com/winsock/winsock_http_03_01.asp
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For example, in this machine that don't work the HTTP Post, the Download Accelerator don't work too.

Can be the Proxy configuration ?
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Programs that are not written to handle a proxy server can have difficulty whether the proxy is configured correctly or not, if that answers your question.
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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I am with Paul. If that dll not recognizes proxys, you are in trouble. could you use other way?
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I thing that Proxy on the server don't let make an Upload or Download, how can i configure this?
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Which proxy's brand are you using?
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I'm using Microsoft WinProxy.
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