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Error -27794: Failed to connect to server "localhost":[10061] Connection refused

Hello,

I am currently attempting to test an endpoint hosted locally on my machine via HTTP. However, when I replay the VuGen script, I get the following error message:

Error -27794: Failed to connect to server "localhost:7401": [10061] Connection refused 

I've tried increasing the max retry count with web_set_max_retries("5"), but the connection is refused each time.

I have confirmed that the endpoint is available, as I can reach it via Chrome. I believe this may be a proxy-related issue, as I was able to the endpoint before I installed Fiddler, a traffic capturing software. However, even when I'm not running Fiddler, the connection is refused. Also, Windows firewall is disabled.

I appreciate any troubleshooting assistance. I'm using version 12.02 Build 2739.

Thanks,
Erik

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Re: Error -27794: Failed to connect to server "localhost":[10061] Conn

You might try to monitor TCP activity with procmon.exe a tool of www.sysinternals.com (owned by Microsoft) and examine the connects etc.

You might check the listner ports on your server (netstat -an) and see on which port your application is listning. It might be only on localhost and not on your hostname, so you cannot connect to it via <yourhostname>:port (just a guess).

Last resort is try to deinstall Fiddler and see if it all works as expected again. I've not that much experience so not sure how transparent Fiddler is.

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Re: Error -27794: Failed to connect to server "localhost":[10061] Conn

What are your proxy settings in runtime settings?

Are you replaying at Socket or Wininet level?

 

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