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RE: exim-4.50-1: SMTP sending fails with "Software caused connection abort"

On 14 March 2006 15:18, Adrian Lanz wrote:

> On 14 Jul 2005, seh@panix wrote:
>> [I sent this earlier this morning via gmane, but it has yet to reach
>> the list. I apologize if a duplicate arrives later.]

  Do you need to re-ack the autoresponder by any chance?

>> Is this a known problem? What additional information can I provide
>> to help troubleshoot this problem?
> Hi, I have the exactly same problem, and was not able to google a
> solution. After quite some time of testing I found a (partial)
> solution, which seems worth documenting in this list (also, it might
> not be a Cygwin problem).
> On my Windows 2000 system, the solution is to (temporarily) turn off
> the On-Access VirsusScan (McAfee, ver. 8). Similar symptoms and a
> failure for mail delivery occurs also using the smtpmail library under
> Cygwins's Gnu Emacs and under Windows native EmacsW32 (CVS
> version). Turning off virus scan, solves all these test cases.
> No idea, however, what the real problem is ...

  You put your finger right on it when you said

> McAfee

  *That* is the real problem!

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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