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role_type

The role of local or remote peer.

Synopsis

Defined in header <boost/beast/core/role.hpp>

enum role_type
Values

Name

Description

client

The stream is operating as a client.

server

The stream is operating as a server.

Description

Whether the endpoint is a client or server affects the behavior of teardown. The teardown behavior also depends on the type of the stream being torn down. The default implementation of teardown for regular TCP/IP sockets is as follows:

When the next layer type is a net::ssl::stream, the connection is closed by performing the SSL closing handshake corresponding to the role type, client or server.


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