[zeromq-dev] how to know how many packets/bytes passed through a ZMQ proxy

Francesco francesco.montorsi at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 20:18:08 CEST 2017

2017-09-01 19:58 GMT+02:00 Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com>:
> The third parameter to zmq_proxy: http://api.zeromq.org/4-2:zmq-proxy
> If you pass a socket, all messages will be duplicated and sent to it.
> Then you can do all the measurements you need.
> Note that they are shallow refcounted copies, so only the small
> metadata is actually copied, not the payloads, so it's reasonably fast.

Ok thanks, I can try that!
Honestly however I think it would be nice to have an
easier/more-optimized way to retrieve such kind of informations...
maybe a message that is sent over a steerable proxy control socket (of
type REQ/REP maybe) or a socket option to retrieve via



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