Functions and Directives

Function SocketGetPeerName() Professional

Retrieves peer information connected to the socket.

SocketGetPeerName( <nSocket> , ;
                   [@<nError>] ) --> aInetAddr|NIL
This is a numeric socket descriptor identifying a socket.
If this parameter is passed by reference to the function, it gets assigned a numeric error code when the function fails. #define constants beginning with WSAE are available in the file SOCKET.CH to identify an error condition.

The function returns an array containing IP address information of the peer, or NIL on failure. The following #define constants are available in the file SOCKET.CH to access the individual elements of the IP address array:

Constants for the IP address array
Constant Description
IPADDR_ADDR Numeric IP address in network byte order.
IPADDR_FAMILY Address family (Windows sockets support only AF_INET).
IPADDR_PORT Number of port the socket is associated with.


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