Respond to a WebSocket HTTP Upgrade request.
template< class Body, class Allocator> void accept( http::request< Body, http::basic_fields< Allocator >> const& req, error_code& ec);
This function is used to perform the WebSocket handshake, required before messages can be sent and received. During the handshake, the client sends the Websocket Upgrade HTTP request, and the server replies with an HTTP response indicating the result of the handshake. The call blocks until one of the following conditions is true:
The algorithm, known as a composed operation, is
implemented in terms of calls to the next layer's
If a valid upgrade request is received, an HTTP response with a status-code
beast::http::status::switching_protocols is sent
to the peer, otherwise a non-successful error is associated with the
An object containing the HTTP Upgrade request. Ownership is not transferred, the implementation will not access this object from other threads.
Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.