Socket error 10060 (WSAETIMEDOUT)

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Session x (hostname:port) Socket Error 10060 (WSAETIMEDOUT).  A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not respond properly after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.


This message means that TN3270 Plus has sent communication to the host computer and the host computer did not respond before the end of the timeout period. The timeout period is monitored by the Windows socket, when the end of the timeout period is reached the Windows socket indicates the error to TN3270 Plus and TN3270 Plus reports the error.

This message is normally caused by one of the following:

1.An incorrect IP address or Host Name in the "Connect to Host" dialog box.
2.An incorrect port number specified in the "Connect to Host" dialog box.
3.A proxy server or firewall is blocking communication between TN3270 Plus and the host computer.
4.Your network uses a VPN (Virtual Private Network) and the VPN is not connected.

Try pinging the host computer to see if it is responding. You can this from the Windows command prompt (Start, All Programs, Accessories, Command Prompt) by entering "ping hostname" or "ping IP address" on the command line. If Ping times out, there is a problem at the host. Talk to a network administrator at the host site and see if they can help you.

TN3270 Plus is continually being improved. To learn more about the latest enhancements, please review our Version History web page.