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A transport-level error has occurred when sending the request to the server. (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 – An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.)

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Well, that’s a mouthful, isn’t it?

I saw this in our production web site’s log and wondered how serious an issue it is.  Our site is ASP.NET MVC 3, using Entity Framework 4.1 for database connectivity.

I dug around and found the best explanations here:

It’s only appears once in the current log and not at all in the last archived log, so I’m not going to worry about it, yet.  But I thought other people might be interested in what it is, what causes it and what to do about it and I wanted to record the explanation sources in case it happens again and I need to do something about it.

Written by gsdwriter

October 7, 2011 at 10:36 am

Posted in .NET, ASP.NET, Database