I got some error messages when I'm downloading from Giganews and SSL.
My download works correctly but newsbin Pro v6.31 reports somes issues as critical.
[18:37:00] ERROR - SSL Read Failed: 10060 A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.
[18:37:00] ERROR NNTPSocket - Server:news.giganews.com NNTPServer: Timeout - Waiting for Server to send Data: Socket - Read or Write Timeout
I contacted my provider (Giganews) and got a quick feedback :I'm sorry for the inconvenience. I have reviewed our server logs and see
the following error for your account:
"exceeded max number of connections"
It appears that your newsreader is attempting to open a new connection
before it has completely finished closing a previous connection. This is
causing you to exceed the connection limit. Usually after 15-30 minutes
the stalled connections should terminate, so that new connections can be
This is most frequently a problem with some newsreaders. If all of your
allowed connections are being used, and you change newsgroups or try to
download headers, the new connection will be denied causing the error you
are experiencing. If this is the problem, simply lowering the number of
connections in your newsreader will solve it.
This can also be interference from anti-virus or firewall software, even if
you haven't made any changes. These types of software can cause a closing
connection to hang open as the new one is trying to open, resulting in a
This error can also happen if your computer was recently disconnected and
reconnected to the Internet or if your ISP has recently assigned your
computer a new IP address. Sometimes the connections opened with your
previous IP address remain stale and just need to time-out.
Please close your newsreader, wait 20 minutes, then try reconnecting with a
lower number of connections. If this problem persists, please try
connecting with all of your firewall, anti-virus, spyware, and other
security software temporarily disabled. In some cases, you may also need
to reboot your computer and router. If either of these are holding onto
your connection, a simple reboot will fix most other issues.
I followed their advices, then I tried to disable my AV/FW programs, no effects, same issues reported
newsbin pro is allowed in my FW program (ESET smart security)
My downloads work, but why got this error messages ? Someone can explain ?