E-WF: "java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: connect " Error when Sending E-mails

(Doc ID 2126720.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.54.14 version,  FSCM 9.2, Development environment

The following error occurs when trying to send emails:

14683 11.07.23 0.001000 PSMCFSendMailException: Brief Message:Could not connect to SMTP host: smtp.server.host, port: 25
14684 11.07.23 0.000000 PSMCFSendMailException: Detail Message:javax.mail.MessagingException: Could not connect to SMTP host: hybrid.equitable.ca, port: 25;
 nested exception is:
java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: connect

at com.sun.mail.smtp.SMTPTransport.openServer(SMTPTransport.java:1934)


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