Knowledge Base Articles

Connections Fail Using Test Certificate

The SocketTools server components can use self-signed certificates to enable secure connections without requiring that you purchase and install a certificate from a Certificate Authority. These certificates are installed on the local host, and are typically used for testing purposes. However, when attempting to connect to the server using Chrome or Firefox, an error is returning specifying that th ...[Read More]

Local Connections Using Microsoft Edge

SocketTools includes several server components, including a multi-threaded HTTP server. Initial testing is often done with the client and server connecting to one another on the local system, rather than over the Internet. When using the Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers, the connection to the local server is successful. However, connection attempts fail when using the Microsoft Edge b ...[Read More]

Unable to Establish Security Context

An error is returned when attempting to create a secure SSL or TLS connection indicating that the SocketTools component cannot establish a security context. This error can occur for several reasons, depending on the server configuration and the version of Windows the application is running on.

DllRegisterServer Fails with Error 0x80040200

When attempting to manually register a control from the command line using the RegSvr32.exe utility, an error is displayed stating that the ActiveX control was loaded but the call to DllRegisterServer failed with error code 0x80040200.