What is socket and server socket?






Answer / fackrudheen

A socket is one end of a two-way communications link
between two programs running on the network

A server socket is an computer communications end point for
new incoming connections. The server socket will accept
incoming connections, handle all lower-level network
traffic to finalize the incoming connection and then spawn
a new connection that can be used to read from or write to,
depending on the code. The server socket itself will still
be available to accept other incoming connections.

Is This Answer Correct ?    16 Yes 0 No

Post New Answer




More Networking AllOther Interview Questions

What is meant by DCE and DTE when it comes to Router?

3 Answers  


How to find Who is accesing my network or my folder through network?netstat will shows connections.

1 Answers   Wipro,


What is the basic requirement of a real-time network ?

7 Answers   Honeywell,


What do you mean by link to link layers of OSI reference model? Explain their functions briefly?

0 Answers  


When is a translating bridge used ?

0 Answers  


how many backups in windows2003

3 Answers  


What are the advantages of cell switching that is used in ATM?

0 Answers  


If A sends a message to B with encryption then key is a)A public key b)B public key c)A private key d)B private key

2 Answers   TCS, Hughes,


systems on the same switch: A can talk to B; A can talk to C; B cannot talk to C. How do you troubleshoot the problem?

1 Answers  


what are the basic networking questions?

1 Answers  


Differentiate between Optical fibre and twisted pair

0 Answers  


One of my friend told that M.C.A people are not prefered by the companies for networking side requirement is it true? please post your answer.because i want to make my career at networking side.

4 Answers  




Categories
  • Networking Protocols (296)
  • Networking Administration (888)
  • Networking Security (70)
  • Networking AllOther (385)