CSocket Question

I have a program that connects to a server using a CSocket. There are a list of servers that are available to the application. So what I want is this...if the application cannot connect to the first server...I want it to cycle through a list until it either runs out of servers to try, or makes a good connection. So at the connect statement, I have it check to see if it was successful...if not...I change the server and port parameters and try again. For some reason...this is not working. Is there something I have to do to the socket in order to make this process work? Right now it does not work. Do I have to reinitialize the socket before I try another server? How can I make this work correctly? Here is my code for the loop:

if(ircSock->Connect() == FALSE)
      {
            
            //Here is where we are going to cycle through all possible servers
            POSITION aPos = dPtr->GetServerList()->GetHeadPosition();
            CIRCServer* nextServer;
            bool success = false;

            while(aPos && (success == false))
            {
                  nextServer = dPtr->GetServerList()->GetNext(aPos);
                  ircSock->SetServer(nextServer->GetServer());
                  ircSock->SetPort(nextServer->GetRandomPort());
                  if(ircSock->Connect() == TRUE)
                  {
                        success = true;
                  }
            }
            if(!(aPos))
            {
                  SetEvent(dPtr->m_hContinueClose);      
                  return 0;
            }            
      }

SGyvesAsked:
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Roshan DavisCommented:
Try this, just a guess

         while(aPos && (success == false))
         {
              nextServer = dPtr->GetServerList()->GetNext(aPos);
               ircSock->Close();

              if(ircSock->Create(nextServer->GetRandomPort(), SOCK_STREAM, nextServer->GetServer()) == TRUE)
              {
                   success = true;
              }
         }
         if(!(aPos))
         {
              SetEvent(dPtr->m_hContinueClose);    
               return 0;
         }          

Good Luck
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SGyvesAuthor Commented:
what about Connecting rosh??? I see create but no connect.
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Roshan DavisCommented:
Ohh yes, after the Create(0, then call Connect().Create will call Bind.
 Just a try out, not sure
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SGyvesAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the delay on the points Rosh.
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