Unix Socket Programming Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

What are raw sockets?

Axis Technologies,

4 10170

What is Mac, and how is it different from PC? Which one is better for professional users, and why

IBM, Evolving Systems,

1 2552

What is LILO?

2 2589




How do Sockets Work?

1 361

What is with the second parameter in bind()?

1 386

If bind() fails, what should I do with the socket descriptor?

1 343

When should I use shutdown()?

1 299

What are Sockets?

1 388




How can I tell when a socket is closed on the other end?

169

How do I get the port number for a given service?

1 479

How do I properly close a socket?

1 375

What is the difference between close() and shutdown()?

1 418

Explain the TIME_WAIT state.

1 491

How can I put a timeout on connect()?

1 406

Why does the sockets buffer fill up sooner than expected?

205


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Un-Answered Questions { Unix Socket Programming }

What is the difference between SO_REUSEADDR and SO_REUSEPORT?

256


How can I force a socket to send the data in its buffer?

262


system choose one for me on the connect() call? Should I bind() a port number in my client program, or let the?

379


What is the difference between read() and recv()?

445


Why does the sockets buffer fill up sooner than expected?

205


Why does it take so long to detect that the peer died?

256


Is there any advantage to handling the signal, rather than just ignoring it and checking for the EPIPE error? Are there any useful parameters passed to the signal catching function?

218


Whats the difference between select() and poll()?

206


Why do I get EPROTO from read()?

213


How can I write a multi-homed server?

451


How can I tell when a socket is closed on the other end?

169


How can I set the timeout for the connect() system call?

180


How do I convert a string into an internet address?

140


How do I use TCP_NODELAY?

182


What are the pros/cons of select(), non-blocking I/O and SIGIO?

208