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Stored procedures
Run on the server, this function is used to wait for a connection request coming from the client sockets.
  • If the client computer is using a WINDEV application to connect to this socket, the connection request is performed by SocketConnect.
  • UDP socket: SocketWaitForConnection cannot be used with UDP sockets.
Reminder: A socket is a communication resource used by applications to communicate from one computer to another regardless of the type of network.
<Result> = SocketWaitForConnection(<Socket name> [, <Maximum timeout>])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True: a new request for connection is pending.
  • False: no request for connection was detected.
<Socket name>: Character string
Name of the server socket that waits for the connection.
<Maximum timeout>: Optional integer or optional Duration
Maximum timeout (in milliseconds).
  • This function is a blocking function during the specified duration or until a connection request is detected.
  • If this parameter is not specified, the function locks the application until the next attempt to connect.
Remark: if this function is used in multi-thread mode, the function only locks the thread in which it is called.
This parameter can correspond to:
  • an integer corresponding to the number of milliseconds,
  • a Duration variable,
  • the duration in a readable format (e.g., 1 s or 10 ms).
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Required permissions

The call to this function modifies the permissions required by the application.
Required permission : INTERNET
This permission allows the applications to open the network sockets.
Component: wd270com.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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