Error: "No connection could be made because target machine actively refused it ::1:58081"

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Article ID: 177877

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Products

Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

Issue/Introduction

The Total Violations, Activity Summary, and Recent Activity areas on the Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Home page are blank. When you click Reports on the Navigation Bar the error “No connection could be made because target machine actively refused it ::1:58081” displays.

 

Cause

The IPv4 localhost entry, 127.0.0.1 is missing from the hosts file.

Resolution

Open the hosts file with notepad and add the following line just above the : :1 localhost entry:

127.0.0.1 localhost