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basic_stream_socket::remote_endpoint (2 of 2 overloads)

Inherited from basic_socket.

Get the remote endpoint of the socket.

endpoint_type remote_endpoint(
    boost::system::error_code & ec) const;

This function is used to obtain the remote endpoint of the socket.



Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

Return Value

An object that represents the remote endpoint of the socket. Returns a default-constructed endpoint object if an error occurred.

boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(my_context);
boost::system::error_code ec;
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint = socket.remote_endpoint(ec);
if (ec)
  // An error occurred.