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basic_socket_acceptor::accept (4 of 12 overloads)

Accept a new connection and obtain the endpoint of the peer.

void accept(
    basic_socket< protocol_type > & peer,
    endpoint_type & peer_endpoint,
    boost::system::error_code & ec);

This function is used to accept a new connection from a peer into the given socket, and additionally provide the endpoint of the remote peer. The function call will block until a new connection has been accepted successfully or an error occurs.



The socket into which the new connection will be accepted.


An endpoint object which will receive the endpoint of the remote peer.


Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(io_context);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_context);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint;
boost::system::error_code ec;
acceptor.accept(socket, endpoint, ec);
if (ec)
  // An error occurred.