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Scenario:

  • I try to post a video to YouTube with the following code:

    YouTubeEntry createdEntry = service.Upload(newEntry);

  • This works fine on my developer machine (running Windows XP).

  • It fails on a Win2k server (running .NET 2.0) with the following error:

2010-07-15||01:14:08 PM||An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine||System|||| at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.Send(Byte[] buffer, Int32 offset, Int32 size, SocketFlags socketFlags) --> at System.Net.Sockets.NetworkStream.Write(Byte[] buffer, Int32 offset, Int32 size)

My Question:

  • How should I troubleshoot this?
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Use fiddler and network monitor or wireshark. And who on earth is deploying new apps on win2k?

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+1: It turns out that the firewall was interrupting the communication because I specified the wrong MIME type. Thanks! –  Jim G. Aug 25 '10 at 1:03

I've seen stuff like this before and it is sometimes an app like Windows Firewall (ZoneAlarm, etc), but more often it's some sort of "internet security" app (ie anti-virus with a few extra bells and whistles).

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