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basic_socket::local_endpoint (2 of 2 overloads)

Get the local endpoint of the socket.

endpoint_type local_endpoint(
    boost::system::error_code & ec) const;

This function is used to obtain the locally bound endpoint of the socket.



Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

Return Value

An object that represents the local endpoint of the socket. Returns a default-constructed endpoint object if an error occurred.

boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
boost::system::error_code ec;
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint = socket.local_endpoint(ec);
if (ec)
  // An error occurred.