Instance Method

initRemoteWithTCPPort:host:

Initializes the receiver as a TCP/IP socket of type SOCK_STREAM that can connect to a remote host on a specified port.

Declaration

- (instancetype)initRemoteWithTCPPort:(unsigned short)port host:(NSString *)hostName;

Parameters

port

The port to connect to.

hostName

The host name to connect to. hostName may be either a host name or an IPv4-style address.

Return Value

A TCP/IP socket port of type SOCK_STREAM that can connect to the remote host hostName on port port.

Discussion

A connection is not opened to the remote host until data is sent.

See Also

Creating Instances

- init

Initializes the receiver as a local TCP/IP socket of type SOCK_STREAM.

- initWithTCPPort:

Initializes the receiver as a local TCP/IP socket of type SOCK_STREAM, listening on a specified port number.

- initWithProtocolFamily:socketType:protocol:address:

Initializes the receiver as a local socket with the provided arguments.

- initWithProtocolFamily:socketType:protocol:socket:

Initializes the receiver with a previously created local socket.

- initRemoteWithProtocolFamily:socketType:protocol:address:

Initializes the receiver as a remote socket with the provided arguments.