Re: How to not accept a new socket connection?

"AliR" <AliR@online.nospam>
Wed, 30 Aug 2006 13:27:32 -0500
If you don't call Accept then the connecting socket will timeout.
Or you can simply shotdown the listening socket.

I would personally Accept the connection but then turn around and send a
message that the connection limit has been reached and then disconnect it.


"Danny Pressley" <DannyPressley@newsgroup.nospam> wrote in message


I am using CAsyncSocket for my client/server application, everything works
fine and I can open as many socket connections as I want, but I would like


limit the number of connections (say 10 sockets at any one time). During


OnAccept() call of my listen socket, is there something I can do to refuse
the connection, or maybe some other way outside of OnAccept(). Once my


socket count goes back below my set limit, I would like to start accepting
connections again until the limit is maxed out again.

FYI: I've tried to not call Accept() from within OnAccept(), but the


side still gets a connection made. I've also tried to call the Win32 API
accept(NULL,NULL,NULL) from within OnAccept() and the client still gets a
connection made.

Thanks for any help and best regards,

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