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basic_datagram_socket::get_option (1 of 2 overloads)

Inherited from basic_socket.

Get an option from the socket.

void get_option(
    GettableSocketOption & option) const;

This function is used to get the current value of an option on the socket.

Parameters

option

The option value to be obtained from the socket.

Exceptions

boost::system::system_error

Thrown on failure.

Example

Getting the value of the SOL_SOCKET/SO_KEEPALIVE option:

boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
...
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket::keep_alive option;
socket.get_option(option);
bool is_set = option.get();

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