Socket error 10054 when testing email alerts.


I'm getting this error whenever I test an email alert: 'Socket error 10054 - connection reset by peer'. What's causing this?


This error happens when a connection is started (and working), but then closed by the other side of things before the SMTP conversation is completed. This can also be caused by a firewall in between you and the server that might be 'proxying' the SMTP conversation, and then terminates it.

There are several common reasons:

Article ID: 75
Created On: July 11, 2008
Last Updated On: January 9, 2011

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