[zeromq-dev] Socket connect status via getsockopt

Chuck Remes cremes.devlist at mac.com
Fri Jan 27 14:45:36 CET 2012

On Jan 27, 2012, at 6:44 AM, Mattias de Zalenski wrote:

> Hi,
> I am wondering whether there is any way to check, for a zeromq socket using tcp, whether the underlying tcp connection/s is/are currently connected.
> Could this be done with a zmq_getsockopt, specific to tcp zmq sockets? I would like something like ZMQ_NCONNECTED, to return the transient number of underlying sockets currently in a connected state.
> The use case is for request routing. We will use heartbeats and load statistics, but for the simple case where an endpoint is explicitly shut down we would like to send incoming requests to other endpoints primarily, without waiting for HWM, heartbeats or other measures to react.

No, this information is not exposed. YOu will need to wait for your other measures to react.


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