smtplib.SMTP throw : 'Socket error: 10053 software caused connection abort'

aberry aberry at
Tue Jan 20 16:13:08 CET 2009

I am using 'smtplib' module to send an email but getting exception...

smtplib.SMTP(<nailservernam> throw error :

here is trace back snippet :-

"   smtp = smtplib.SMTP(self.server)
 File "D:\Python24\lib\", line 244, in __init__
   (code, msg) = self.connect(host, port)
 File "D:\Python24\lib\", line 306, in connect
   raise socket.error, msg
socket.error: (10053, 'Software caused connection abort')"

thanks in adv,

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