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Old 05-02-2005, 11:02 AM   #1
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Pan :: "No route to host" error

Has anyone ever come across this kind of error message using Pan, and if so, what was the problem and how did you work around it?


Mon, 02 May 2005 16:00:29 - Connection to nntp.<<<isp>>>.com, port 119 failed: No route to host
Mon, 02 May 2005 16:00:29 - NNTP handshake failed: Error reading from socket.
Mon, 02 May 2005 16:00:29 - Handshake failed: Error reading from socket.
Old 05-02-2005, 12:01 PM   #2
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Is that "nntp.<<<isp>>>.com" something you changed to post it here or is that the address you're connecting to? You'll need to change that if it is, becasue that "No route to host" error message means that it can't find a URL www.<<<isp>>>.com which makes sense because that isn't a valid URL.
Old 05-02-2005, 04:08 PM   #3
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Thanx ... but that was a munged isp address - to protect the innocent!!
Old 05-02-2005, 10:47 PM   #4
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What happens when you ping the real address? What does it resolve to? Next, try a traceroute to the IP/domain and see where it fails.



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