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mladost1

I've been doing some playing with the TCP and i was curious how to know when the client has ended the connection? And how should the server start looking for a new one again?

$mainSocket=TCPListen($server,512)

while 1
   if $connectedSocket=-1 then
      $connectedSocket=TCPAccept($mainSocket)
   endif
  ;however if I add a $mainSocket=TCPListen($server,512) to check if there is an incomming connection, the entire thing fails to connect
wend

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TomZ

If the client has ended the connection, functions such as TPCRecv and TCPSend will fail. You can use this to determine if the connection has been closed, and then you can go back to using TCPAccept, howerver it is not needed or usefull to use TCPListen again.

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mladost1

Yea the TCPAccept function only needs to change, it works, thanks. What about the same thing but from the side of the client( e.g. the server restarts and the client script needs to find that out and reestablish a connection?)

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mladost1

should i recreate the TCPConnect socket?

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