socket Structure: A description of a TCP/IP socket.
unique IDunique ID
protocol familyprotocol family
time outtime out: optional
Bonjour domainsarray of string: optional, unique
optionsarray of socket options: optional, unique
URLsarray of string: optional, unique
unique ID must be unique within the immediate set of sockets. unique ID is used to identify a specific socket within a set and for reporting.
Bind to which interface (hostname).
interface is the hostname or IP address the socket binds to. An IP address is preferred as it avoids a domain name lookup. interface format must correspond to the protocol family.
Sockets can bind to all available interfaces by setting Interface to an empty string.
port to accept incoming connections on.
Network protocol to use.
To listen to both IPv4 and IPv6, create two sockets with a common port but listening to different protocols.
Seconds of silence before a connection times out.
time out is the number of seconds a silent connection should wait before automatically disconnecting. A period of silence occurs when no information is being sent or received.
Bonjour domains enumerates the domains in which services are published. A socket may be published in multiple domains. Where no domains are listed, the default domains are used. Where an empty list is used, Bonjour is disabled. Bonjour is also known as ZeroConf.
URL to connect to this socket.
State of the socket.
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