Re: CSocket 10038 WSAENOTSOCK Error

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:21:03 -0500
cleohm wrote:


I am currently implementing a server socket that listen to a particular port
on the local machine as well as another client socket that connect to the
same port on the same machine. Everything goes fine until I attempt to send
data using the client socket. When I call GetLastError(), I got the error
code 10038 - WSAENOTSOCK.

I suspect that the error is due to me trying to listen and connect on the
same port and address. I tried to use SetSockOpt as follow:

serverSocket->SetSockOpt(SO_REUSEADDR, &nOption, 1);

It is still not successful. Does anyone have any idea how I can resolve
this problem?

There are two port numbers associated with a client socket. One of them
is the client's own and the other is the server to call. When calling a
server on the same machine these two port numbers must be different
because the IP:port pair is used to uniquely identify each socket.

Typical practice is to let the system select the client's own port (pass
NULL to CSocket::Create, and pass the server port to CSocket::Connect).

CSocket is part of the MFC library, so if you have follow up questions
try the MFC newsgroup for best results.

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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