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Message 1015128 - Posted: 12 Jul 2010, 20:22:08 UTC

Is there server still down? I am new to using Boinc on the Mac. Every time I try to "update" I get "Communication Deferred. Just want to make sure I am doing everything correctly.

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Message 1015139 - Posted: 12 Jul 2010, 20:38:42 UTC - in response to Message 1015128.

What error is causing the "Communication Deferred"?

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Message 1015162 - Posted: 12 Jul 2010, 22:08:38 UTC - in response to Message 1015139.

It just says "Communication Deferred" under the status column, with a countdown from 11 seconds to zero. Is there a log that might specify the error?

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Message 1015166 - Posted: 12 Jul 2010, 22:18:56 UTC - in response to Message 1015162.

Yes, try the Messages tab, though a delay of 11 seconds usually follows a successful connection.

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Message 1015194 - Posted: 12 Jul 2010, 23:37:28 UTC - in response to Message 1015166.

Wow, I am an idiot...didn't realize the messages were sorted in ascending order...just needed to scroll down. Thanks for your help.

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Message 1018476 - Posted: 22 Jul 2010, 18:49:25 UTC

I had the same problem. Now it says "resuming computation". How do you see the graphical representation of the computations? Or is that just a waste of time and processor power?

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Message 1018478 - Posted: 22 Jul 2010, 19:00:25 UTC - in response to Message 1018476.

You don't have any computers attached to the account you post from.

You should click the ACCOUNT link on top of this page and log off. After that click the "Your preferences" button on the Tasks tab of BOINC manager (advanced view) and log in again. Then post again here.

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Message 1018482 - Posted: 22 Jul 2010, 19:30:06 UTC - in response to Message 1018478.

Thank you for your reply. I think we're getting somewhere here. When I go to the BOINC Manager - (localhost), in advanced view, I don't see a "your preferences" button? What am I doing wrong?
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Paul

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Message 1018494 - Posted: 22 Jul 2010, 20:13:47 UTC - in response to Message 1018482.

You'll have to select the Projects tab and highlight SETI@home or select the Tasks tab and highlight a SETI task. Then the button should appear to the left.

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