What is PubSubAgent?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MacGeek7, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. MacGeek7 macrumors 6502a

    MacGeek7

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    I got this message tonight and I'm not sure what it means and I don't want to allow something to access my keychain that shouldn't...

    Thanks!
     

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  2. MarkMS macrumors 6502a

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    PubSubAgent is the name of the process used for RSS feeds and syncing them to .Mac/MobileMe. Did you try to sync some bookmarks (in either Mail or Safari) or play with the Keychain Access app?

    Here is a similar discussion on Apple's forums.
     
  3. MacGeek7 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    MacGeek7

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    Before I started the MobileMe trial I had some RSS feeds but just last night I added a bunch of News RSS feeds - so that's probably what caused it
     
  4. n7eoj macrumors newbie

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    I've started getting the PubSubAgent quit error message also.

    • I can't justify the expense of a MobileMe subscription
    • I do not have dotMac syncing enabled.
    • I am not subscribed to any RSS feeds.
    Configuration:
    24" 3.06GHz iMac, running OSX 10.5.6 that just installed the latest security update.
    Safari 3.2.1
     

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