ftplib connection fails with multiple nics

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Tue Oct 20 07:23:04 CEST 2009

Sean DiZazzo <half.italian at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'm trying to connect to an ftp site from a windows machine with two
>nics going to two different networks, but I keep getting the below
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "ftp.pyo", line 70, in connect
>  File "ftp.pyo", line 17, in __init__
>  File "ftplib.pyo", line 131, in connect
>  File "socket.pyo", line 498, in create_connection
>gaierror: [Errno 10093] getaddrinfo failed
>I think it is because of the two nics, because the code runs fine on
>other machines.  Any ideas on how to fix this?

10093 is WSANOTINITIALISED, implying that WSAStartup has not been called.
Are you doing this in a thread?  Are these all the same version of the
operating system?
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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