[RC5] Network: Failed to create network socket

Pedro J. Cabrera pjcabrera at mindspring.com
Tue Oct 12 11:43:25 EDT 1999


The latest CLI seems to need Winsock 2.x on Win 95 systems.  If you are
still using Win 95, get Winsock 2.x at the following URL:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloads/contents/wuadmintools/s_wunetwo
rkingtools/w95sockets2/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Eno Jon
> Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 8:31 AM
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Network: Failed to create network socket
>
>
> If located behind a firewall, the latest CLI seems incapable
> of penetrating the wall (even if given LAN Admin permission), too.
> I am repeatedly receiving the "Network:  Failed to create network
> socket"  ... "TCP/IP services not available"... on a machine from
> which I can surf without problem.  I've also ensured that I have
> designated the correct http:// proxy servers behind the firewall,
> and I can surf http: without difficulty.

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